Christina M. Russo
Christina M. Russocmrusso@burnswhite.com
Christina M. Russo is an Associate in the Healthcare and Long-Term Care practice group, defending healthcare professionals and facilities in malpractice and liability matters.
Prior to joining Burns White, Ms. Russo handled general casualty defense litigation and insurance coverage matters in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She also served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Robert O. Baldi in Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.
Ms. Russo earned her LL.M. in Trial Advocacy from Temple University Beasley School of Law and Juris Doctor from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. She has authored a paper, A Statute With No Bite, which was published in the Villanova Environmental Law Journal. While at Villanova, she served as Production Editor on the Environmental Law Journal and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Steven C. Tolliver in Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. She also interned for the Honorable Kelly L. Banach in Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas.
Ms. Russo earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from The Catholic University of America with minors in Philosophy and Spanish. During her undergraduate career, Ms. Russo was inducted into Pi Gamma Mu (Social Service), Eta Sigma Phi (Classical studies) and Sigma Delta Pi (Hispanic) honor societies. She is also recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star.
Ms. Russo is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Montgomery Bar Association.
Areas of Law
- Healthcare and Long-Term Care
- Medical Malpractice Defense
- Temple University Beasley School of Law (LLM in Trial Advocacy, 2019)
- Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law (J.D., 2017, executive board, production editor of the Environmental Law Journal)
- The Catholic University of America (B.A., Psychology, summa cum laude, 2014)
Bar and Court Admissions
- Montgomery Bar Association
- Selected by her peers for the 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” list
- “A Statute With No Bite,” Villanova University Environmental Law Journal, 2016