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Kristina Markosova

Kristina’s practice includes all aspects of civil and complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining Corr Cronin, Kristina was an associate at Riddell Williams in Seattle, where her practice focused primarily on employment litigation. Her trial experience includes representing clients in disputes involving discrimination, retaliation, workplace health and safety, and wage and hour issues. During law school, Kristina spent a year interning for the in-house legal team at Walgreen Co.

Before applying to law school, Kristina interned for U.S. Senators Edward Kennedy and John Kerry in their Boston offices. She worked in the Casework Division of both offices, which involved working with, and on behalf of, Massachusetts constituents to resolve issues with various federal offices and agencies.

Outside of work, Kristina enjoys running, hiking, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her husband and their black lab Kevin. Kristina serves on the Board of Trustees for the Young Lawyers’ Division of the King County Bar Association and on the Planning Committee for the Pacific Coast Labor and Employment Law Conference. She also volunteers with The Goodtimes Project, a nonprofit organization that runs and funds a summer camp for children who have been affected by cancer. Kristina speaks fluent Russian.

Representative Cases

Defense verdict for Fortune 50 client following bench trial in federal court in an employment discrimination case with claims of retaliation, discrimination, and hostile work environment.

Obtained summary judgment for public university in public accommodation case.

Obtained summary judgment for Fortune 50 client in employment discrimination case.

Presentations and Publications

Top 14 Mistakes that Lead Employers to Litigation, Riddell Williams Breakfast Briefing, March 2017

2015 Employment Law Update, National Business Institute: Advanced Employment Law Seminar, December 2015

Responding to Agency Charges, National Business Institute: Advanced Employment Law Seminar, December 2015

Education / Background

J.D., magna cum laude, Seattle University School of Law

B.A., cum laude, International Relations, Economics, Boston University

Extern, Judge Thomas S. Zilly, U.S. District Court

Professional Associations

King County Bar Association

Washington State Bar Association

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