Christina Natale

As a Senior Associate Attorney in the Mass Tort and Class Action litigation groups at Jones Ward, Christina represents consumers injured by defective drugs and medical devices in nearly every state across the country. 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. She has been named a Kentucky Super Lawyers Rising Star in Mass Torts and Class Action Practice in 2018 and 2019.

After successfully arguing before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation for the creation of MDL No. 2767, In re: Mirena IUS Levonorgestrel-Related Products Liability Litigation (No. II), Christina was appointed by the Honorable Paul Engelmayer to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee. Christina is also a Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee appointed Co-Chair of the Science Committee and the Law and Briefing Committee.

Christina has successfully pleaded and argued dispositive motions, including Daubert and Summary Judgment, in numerous federal courts, and has deposed and defended expert and corporate representative witnesses in complex scientific issues including pharmacology and toxicology, epidemiology, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, and neuroscience. She is actively engaged in the case management process, and the development of protocol governing fact and expert discovery processes.

Christina’s extensive product liability practice includes women’s healthcare, metal-on-metal hips, mesh products, and congenital birth defects. Christina is also actively involved in the class action and arbitration management processes in various consumer protection actions including lawsuits against State Farm Automobile Insurance Company, Valve Corporation, and, Inc.

Christina is an active member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Women En Mass, and the Kentucky Bar Association. She is a co-chair of the AAJ Mirena Levonorgestrel-Induced Intracranial Hypertension Litigation Group. She has presented to her peers on several occasions regarding emerging issues in mass tort litigation.

Christina is a native of Farmington, Connecticut, and a graduate with honors of Western Connecticut State University in English Literature. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. While at the University of Louisville, Christina received the Top Grade Award in Jurisprudence, and focused her coursework on civil litigation and legal writing. She served as a research assistant for Professor Luke Milligan in the area of Fourth Amendment Jurisprudence. Christina also served as an Admissions Ambassador Coordinator and student member of the Communications Committee.

Tel: 502-882-6000, ext. 104
Fax: 502-587-2007
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1205 E. Washington St.
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Louisville, KY 40206