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About Cristell Fortune

Cristell is an associate in our executive compensation and benefits practice in New York. Cristell’s practice focuses on advising public and private employers and executives on compensation and benefits matters in connection with a variety of transactions. She also advises clients on the hiring, management and termination of employees in compliance with federal, state and local laws. Cristell assists with drafting employment-related agreements and policies and handles employment discrimination and harassment matters. 

Recent work

  • AstraZeneca in its pending $39 billion acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals.
  • CarLotz on its $827 million merger with SPAC Acamar Partners Acquisition Corp.

Qualifications

Education

  • Columbia Law School
    • J.D., 2018
    • Columbia Journal of Race and Law, Note Editor
    • Parker School Certificate for excellence in the study of International and Comparative Law
  • University of Amsterdam
    • LL.M., International Criminal Law, 2018
  • New York University
    • B.A., 2013

Bar Admission

New York State Bar