Christina Natale

Christina-NataleIn her practice at Jones Ward, Christina has been a key member of the Mirena PTC litigation team. Christina is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, and the Supreme Court of Kentucky. Christina represents injured women in nearly every state across the country.

Christina has extensive knowledge and experience in every step of the litigation process from medical record review to pleading and orally arguing dispositive motions in federal court.

As a Trial Attorney in the Mirena PTC litigation, Christina has:

  • Successfully argued before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation for the creation of MDL 2767;
  • Successfully pleaded and orally argued Summary Judgment and Daubert motions in federal court;
  • Deposed and defended expert witnesses on issues in general causation, specific causation, pharmacology and toxicology, epidemiology, FDA regulations, obstetrics and gynecology, neurology, ophthalmology, and neurosurgery;
  • Prepared and participated in case management conferences, including discovery protocol, protective orders, and scheduling orders;
  • Extensively reviewed and analyzed voluminous electronically-produced discovery materials, expert reports and scientific literature;
  • Defended Plaintiff, fact witness, and treating provider depositions;
  • Prepared and participated in mediation and ADR procedures.

Christina has litigated in nearly every federal circuit, and has extensive knowledge of complex federal and state specific products liability law including Daubert, federal preemption law, and the Learned Intermediary Doctrine.  She has briefed these and related issues in the United States District Courts for the Western District of Missouri,  the Eastern District of Tennessee, the Central District of Illinois, the Northern District of California, the Western District of Virginia, the Northern District of Indiana, and the Northern District of Alabama, among others.

Christina is an active member of the American Association for Justice and the Kentucky Bar Association.

Christina is a native of Farmington, Connecticut, and a 2012 graduate with honors of Western Connecticut State University in English Literature. She graduated from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in May, 2015. While at the University of Louisville, Christina received the Top Grade Award in Jurisprudence, and focused her coursework on civil litigation and legal writing. Prior to joining Jones Ward, Christina worked as a clerk in the area of family and probate law, and as a research assistant in the areas of Criminal Procedure and Domestic Relations. Christina also served as an Admissions Ambassador Coordinator and student member of the Communications Committee.

CONTACT CHRISTINA:

christina@jonesward.com
Tel: 502-882-6000
Fax: 502-587-2007
Marion E. Taylor Building
312 South Fourth Street, Sixth Floor