ProfessionalsKristina A. Bunting
An associate in the Litigation Department, Kristina specializes in securities litigation, often involving parallel class and derivative actions, and complex commercial disputes. She has represented clients in commercial litigation in federal and state court in a wide range of matters, including involving insurance and reinsurance, cryptocurrency, intellectual property and antitrust. She also has substantial appellate experience, representing clients in appeals at both the state and federal level. Kristina also has an active pro bono practice focused on anti-gun violence and family law.
Before private practice, Kristina clerked for the Hon. Justice Jillian Mallon and Hon. Justice Alan MacKenzie of the High Court of New Zealand. She also received the prestigious Yvonne A.M. Smith Scholarship, which focuses on promoting women in leadership, and was a Lawrence A. Wien Corporate Responsibility Fellow at Columbia University. Her article, “Estoppel by Convention: The Position and Practical Consequences” was published by the Victoria University of Wellington Law Review. She was also a winner of the Sir Richard Wild Cup for mooting at Victoria University of Wellington and was a grand finalist in the Australian Law Students’ Association National Moot in the same year.