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Maria Cristina Molteni

Maria Cristina Molteni

Hablo Español - Falo Português - San Francisco Bay Area
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, International Law
  • Argentina (Ciudad de Buenos Aires), Brazil (Rio de Janeiro), California
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Cristina focuses her practice on representing clients in employment law matters—including litigating wage and hour claims, class action employment cases, wrongful termination, harassment, retaliation, and discrimination law— and providing advice on prevailing wage and public works law, severance agreements, employee privacy, and workplace issues. Cristina conducts training seminars and presentations in Spanish and Portuguese on a broad range of employment law topics. Cristina has worked in the labor and employment law fields since the early days of her legal career. Before moving to California, she was a law clerk in the National Labor Court in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a tenured professor of Labor and Employment Law and Private International Law in Universidade Cândido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Before starting her firm, Cristina worked in other labor and employment firms in the San Francisco Bay Area, handling numerous wage and hour class action cases and securing millions of dollars in settlements as well as injunctive relief for workers in California. In her free time, Cristina enjoys taking long walks with her family, discussing books with her school-age kids, and planning her next vacation. She also likes to compete in conformation shows with her family dog.

Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Civil Rights
Discrimination, Employment
International Law
Human Rights
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Argentina (Ciudad de Buenos Aires)
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Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Portuguese: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Golden Gate University
LL.M. (2007) | International Legal Studies
Honors: (Honors)
Activities: Women's Employment Clinic; Research Assistant to Prof. Helen Hartnell
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Universidade de Sao Paulo
LL.M. (1998) | Labor & Employment Law
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Universidad de Buenos Aires
Abogada (1991)
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 244715
- Current
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Contact & Map
100 Pine Street
Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA 94111
Telephone: (415) 762-0270
Fax: (415) 762-0271
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