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Attorney Christina Cheung is a Partner with Allred, Maroko & Goldberg and actively practices in California and New York.  Ms. Cheung specializes in the areas of sexual harassment, sexual assault, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination on behalf of employees. Ms. Cheung also specializes in representing minors who are victims of sexual abuse by teachers, coaches, police officers, and others.  Ms. Cheung joined Allred, Maroko & Goldberg in September of 2011.  She also has worked for the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division- Employment Litigation Section.  Ms. Cheung has successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of her clients across the United States.  She cares deeply about her clients and will fight vigorously to protect her client's privacy rights in litigation.  

Ms. Cheung graduated from Georgetown University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service.  While at Georgetown, Ms. Cheung studied abroad at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.  Ms. Cheung then graduated near the top of her class from the UCLA School of Law.  While at UCLA Law, Ms. Cheung was mentored by Vicki Schultz, a renowned scholar in employment discrimination and sexual harassment law. 

Ms. Cheung has been named a Super Lawyer Rising Star every year since 2017. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.  An avid yogini, Ms. Cheung is a certified 200-hour yoga instructor.  She incorporates her yoga training and legal experience representing hundreds of sexual harassment/sexual assault victims over the years to approach her clients with a trauma-informed practice.


Areas Of Practice

  • Plaintiff-Side Employment Law 100%
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Assault and Battery
  • Sex, Religious, Disability, Age, and Race Discrimination and Harassment
  • Wrongful Termination

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2011
  • New York, 2012
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California


  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • Law Review: UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Editor-in-Chief
  • Georgetown University
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science
    • Major:
      Foreign Service

Published Works

  • What To Do If You’re Sexually Harassed at Work (co-author Gloria Allred), theWrap, Aug. 9, 2016
  • America: Adopt the Gold Standard (co-author Gloria Allred), Bestlawyers.com, Mar. 31, 2016

Honors and Awards

  • Southern California Rising Stars, 2017-present
  • Best Lawyers, Employment Law- Individuals, 2021
  • Best Lawyers in Employment in 2022

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Legal Aid at Work, Board, 2023 to Present
  • Foundation for Advocacy, Inclusion & Resources, Board, 2016 to Present
  • California Employment Lawyer Association, Diversity Outreach Committee, 2011 to Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member, 2011 to Present
  • New York County Bar Association, Member, 2012 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Employment Litigation Section, Trial Attorney
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, Law Clerk


  • Spanish
  • Cantonese Chinese

Gender Discrimination


Age Discrimination


Racial Discrimination


Gender Discrimination

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