Christina Berkow advises clients on a wide range of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, technology transactions, equity investments, and private offerings.  Her experience includes negotiating and structuring commercial transactions; advising clients on license and service agreements; and counseling clients with respect to corporate governance.  Christina also works on state and federal new markets tax credit transactions and advises clients with respect to economic development programs.

Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Christina was an associate in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where her practice focused on the formation, management, and operation of private equity funds.

Christina graduated magna cum laude from New York University School of Law, where she served as a Managing Editor of the New York University Law Review and as a Legal Research, Writing and Analysis teaching assistant. While in law school, Christina interned with LatinoJustice PRLDEF, an impact litigation nonprofit organization based in New York City. In addition, throughout law school Christina served as a mentor to high school students at the Urban Assembly Academy for Law and Government, a New York City charter school.  

Christina is an avid distance runner. She ran cross country and track at Bowdoin College, raced post-collegiately for Central Park Track Club – New Balance, and currently competes for Dirigo RC.

Publications

  • Author, Mending Guatemala’s Tourism Industry Through Private Regulation, 89 NYU L. Rev. 1381 (2014)

Civic Activities

  • Portland Parks Conservancy, Board of Directors
  • Dirigo RC, Board of Directors