Christina Donato Saler is an Of Counsel at Cohen Milstein, and a member of the firm’s Securities Litigation & Investor Protection practice group.
Prior to joining Cohen Milstein, Ms. Saler was a securities class action litigator at a nationally recognized plaintiffs law firm, where she distinguished herself as a skilled litigator and trusted client counselor of public pension funds and other institutional investors.
Ms. Saler represents her clients in a broad range of securities, shareholder rights and derivative actions, as well as consumer class actions. Ms. Saler gained substantial trial experience prosecuting First Amendment cases involving individual plaintiffs against media defendants. She has been recognized by Law & Politics and the publishers of Philadelphia Magazine as a Rising Star, as listed in the Super Lawyer’s publications (2011 – 2013).
Ms. Saler is a volunteer at Philadelphia Volunteer Indigence Program (VIP), where she represents individuals in jeopardy of losing their homes in the Philadelphia Common Pleas Court’s Mortgage Foreclosure Program.
In 2017, Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania appointed Ms. Saler to the Board of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council. Ms. Saler is a member of the Executive Committee and Co-Chairs the Government Advocacy Committee.
Ms. Saler received her B.A. from Fairfield University. She received her J.D., with honors, from Rutgers University Law School. In addition to other academic honors, Ms. Saler was selected for the Rutgers Law Journal and served as the Lead Articles Editor. She is also the author of “Pennsylvania Law Should No Longer Allow a Parent’s Right to Testamentary Freedom to Outweigh the Dependent Child’s ‘Absolute Right to Child Support,’” 34 Rutgers Law Journal, 235 (Fall 2002).
Ms. Saler’s professional career began in advertising. She was a Senior Account Executive with the Tierney Agency where she managed various advertising campaigns and Verizon’s contractual relationship with its spokesperson James Earl Jones.