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Diamond McCarthy Welcomes Partner Christie Newkirk to Dallas Office

October 2, 2018

Diamond McCarthy is pleased to announce the arrival of the Firm’s newest Partner, Christie Newkirk, to the Dallas office.

Along with her longtime mentor and friend, Diamond McCarthy Senior Counsel Mark Shank, Christie will spearhead the creation of the Firm’s Labor and Employment Law Practice.

Christie has more than 20 years’ experience representing employers in employment law counseling, litigation, investigations, and training on topics ranging from sexual harassment to performance management. She also represents C-suite executives in the evaluation and negotiation of employment agreements (including non-competes and non-solicitation covenants), responding to investigations of misconduct, and the evaluation and negotiation of severance agreements.

Christie’s reputation for providing exceptional client service has led to recognition from her colleagues and the media, including Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters, for 14 consecutive years (2005-2018); "Best Lawyers in Dallas", published by D Magazine, 2015-2018; and "Best Lawyers in America" for Employment Law (Management and Labor Law), 2013-2018. 

Outside of her litigation and counseling practice, Christie currently serves as the CLE co-chair for the Dallas Women Lawyers Association and holds an elected seat on the Board of Governors for Las Colinas Country Club.  She is also a member of the Dallas Bar Association’s Employment Law Section, the State Bar of Texas’ Employment Law Section, and the Texas Bar Foundation and is active in Attorneys Serving the Community and the Dallas Women’s Foundation.

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