Christine C. DeMetruis


Christine's legal practice has included general civil litigation, including insurance defense, insurance coverage, and bad faith. She helped develop a federal civil rights class action against the California Department of Education and a local school district for violation of state and federal special education laws. While in law school, Christine interned at the Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Housing Section, Washington, D.C., where she worked on housing discrimination cases.


Representative Clients

  • Liberty Mutual
  • Fitness International, LLC

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

Past Employment Positions

  • Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC, 2014 - 2016
  • Prata Daley LLP, 2011 - 2014
  • Weston & McElvain LLP, 2002 - 2010
  • Sagy Law Associates, 1999 - 2002

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1999


University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California

  • J.D. - 1999
  • Honors: Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award, Legal Writing and Research

City University of New York, Hunter College

  • B.A. - 1988
  • Honors: Dean's List
  • Major: Art History
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