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Christina Gad

Christina Gad

Christina Gad is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the Houston office of Haynes Boone.
She represents corporate clients in a broad range of employment law matters arising under federal and state laws, including defending against claims of discrimination harassment, and retaliation. She also assists employers with responding to administrative charges before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Texas Workforce Commissions (TWC).
Christina also regularly counsels employers on best practices concerning a variety of employment matters, including:

  • reviewing, drafting, and updating employee handbooks and policies and agreements
  • conducting investigations related to employee misconduct, discrimination, harassment or retaliation
  • hiring, performance management and termination

Christina is also a member of our OSHA and Workplace Disasters Practice Group. She represents employers during inspections and investigations conducted by the federal and state OSHA programs and has handled a full range of OSHA litigation. Christina also defends employers against complaints of retaliation and whistleblowing violations filed with federal and state OSHA offices. In addition, Christina advises and counsels employers in responding to notices from OSHA about employee complaints of safety hazards and compliance with OSHA’s injury and illness recordkeeping standards.

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  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Asian-American Bar Association
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas

Education

J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston, 2009, magna cum laude

B.A., Southwestern University, 2003, cum laude

Admissions

Texas

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

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Cal/OSHA Readopts and Revises the COVID-19 ETS for a Second Time
December 22, 2021

On Dec. 16, California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (“Board”) voted to readopt the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”) for the second time, but with some significant revisions. The revised ETS will become effective on Jan. 14, 2022 and expire on April 14, 2022.1 Noteworthy revisions of the readopted ETS include the following: Revised Definitions: COVI [...]