Huszcza
				M.
				Christina

Christina M. Huszcza

Direct: 303.383.4092
Fax: 303.383.4081
chuszcza@hpslaw.com

Associate

Areas of Focus
Healthcare Litigation
Product Liability

Christina Huszcza focuses her practice on defending healthcare providers and manufacturers in nationwide litigation. Christina has experience in all stages of litigation from pre-suit negotiations through trial. Christina won her first jury trial in December 2016, when a jury in Larimer County, Colorado, awarded the plaintiff $558 in the face of a $1,500,000 demand. Most recently, Christina won a motion to dismiss premised upon the new Colorado pleading standard announced in Warne v. Hall.

Professional Background

Prior to joining HPS, Christina worked for Tucker Ellis LLP, where she defended drug and device manufacturers in nationwide product liability litigation. While working at Tucker Ellis, Christina worked extensively on complex multi-district litigations and coordinated proceedings involving drugs and medical devices. Christina also gained invaluable litigation experience while working at Taylor Anderson, where her practice focused on insurance defense.

Christina has spoken on numerous occasions as part of The Grit Project created by the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession. Her presentations include:

  • Presenter and Moderator, Grit Project Training, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Cleveland, Ohio (March 2016)
  • Presenter and Moderator, The Grit Project, Wyoming State Bar, Cody, Wyoming (April 2015)
  • Moderator, Using Grit ad Growth Mindset to Advance Women in the Law, Colorado Women’s Bar Association/Boulder Chapter, Boulder, Colorado (April 2015)
  • Moderator, The Grit Project, Colorado Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Denver, Colorado (March 2015)

She also served as a moderator for the following:

  • Tips in 30 Minutes, ABA Bar Exam Prep (May 2015, May 2014); New Partners (March 2015); First-Year Lawyers (September 2014)
  • What I Wish I’d Known About My Job Search, ABA Annual Meeting, Boston Massachusetts (August 2014)

Christina has also written the following:

  • “Lifestyles of the Young and Elegant,” DRI’s Sharing Success (December 2014)
  • “Book Reviews: Medical Devices Law and Regulation Answer Book 2014,” The Colorado Lawyer (November 2014)
In her spare time, Christina enjoys running half marathons, skiing, hiking and traveling.

Locations

Denver, Colorado
475 17th Street
Suite 800
303.383.4080

Education

University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., Order of St. Ives (2012)

University of Denver Daniels College of Business, M.B.A. (2009)

University of Denver Daniels College of Business, B.S.B.A. International Business (2008)

bar admissions

Colorado (2012)

Professional and Community Organizations

Denver Urban Scholars, Board of Directors, Secretary (2017-present)

American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Member Services Project Team, Member (2013-2014); Vice Coordinator (2014-2015); Co-Coordinator (2015-2016); Coordinator (2016-2017)

American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Senior Leadership Team, Co-Coordinator (2015-2016); Coordinator (2016-2017)

American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Cabinet, Co-Coordinator (2015-2016); Coordinator (2016-2017)

American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Council, Co-Coordinator (2015-2016); Coordinator (2016-2017)