Christina O'Brien

Christina O'Brien

Associate

216-696-4200 x1105
cobrien@sssb-law.com


Biography

Christina O’Brien is an Associate in the Business Law and Real Estate practice groups. She practices in the areas of corporate and LLC law, mergers and acquisitions, contract law, real estate law, and nonprofit law.

Christina joined the legal field with almost two decades of experience in nonprofit administration, including as an Executive Director and a consultant on nonprofit management. As a result, her legal advice is grounded in her expertise in organizational areas such as strategy, collaboration, partnerships, staffing, marketing, and charitable giving. She has always had a particular interest in making sure that organizations of all types are run efficiently and strategically.

While earning her JD at the Cleveland State University College of Law, Christina also completed externships and clerkships with several prominent businesses and organizations. These included the US Attorney’s Office, CSU’s Transactional Law Clinic, and JOANN, and through these Christina gained experience with diverse issues such as contracts, trademarks, liability, and civil and criminal litigation.

With an understanding of the unique challenges faced by business leaders who are accountable to board members and other stakeholders, Christina works to provide thorough and timely solutions to her client’s problems.

Christina has volunteered with and served on the boards of nonprofits ranging from small start-ups to large organizations. She lives in Avon with husband and two daughters and enjoys traveling.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Education

  • Cleveland State University College of Law, 2023, J.D.
  • Case Western Reserve University, 2003, M.S.S.A., Nonprofit Management/Community Development
  • University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, 2000, B.S., Psychology

Admissions & Associations

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member, Westshore Bar Association
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio Women’s Bar Association
  • Council Member, TEGE Exempt Organizations
  • Member, National Association of Women Lawyers

Community Activities

  • Trustee, CSU Law Alumni Association

Areas of Practice

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Awards & Recognition

Christina O'Brien
Christina O'Brien
Associate
216-696-4200 x1105
cobrien@sssb-law.com

Biography

Christina O’Brien is an Associate in the Business Law and Real Estate practice groups. She practices in the areas of corporate and LLC law, mergers and acquisitions, contract law, real estate law, and nonprofit law.

Christina joined the legal field with almost two decades of experience in nonprofit administration, including as an Executive Director and a consultant on nonprofit management. As a result, her legal advice is grounded in her expertise in organizational areas such as strategy, collaboration, partnerships, staffing, marketing, and charitable giving. She has always had a particular interest in making sure that organizations of all types are run efficiently and strategically.

While earning her JD at the Cleveland State University College of Law, Christina also completed externships and clerkships with several prominent businesses and organizations. These included the US Attorney’s Office, CSU’s Transactional Law Clinic, and JOANN, and through these Christina gained experience with diverse issues such as contracts, trademarks, liability, and civil and criminal litigation.

With an understanding of the unique challenges faced by business leaders who are accountable to board members and other stakeholders, Christina works to provide thorough and timely solutions to her client’s problems.

Christina has volunteered with and served on the boards of nonprofits ranging from small start-ups to large organizations. She lives in Avon with husband and two daughters and enjoys traveling.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Contracting
  • Corporate and LLC Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Real Estate

Education

  • Cleveland State University College of Law, 2023, J.D.
  • Case Western Reserve University, 2003, M.S.S.A., Nonprofit Management/Community Development
  • University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, 2000, B.S., Psychology

Admissions & Associations

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member, Westshore Bar Association
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio Women’s Bar Association
  • Council Member, TEGE Exempt Organizations
  • Member, National Association of Women Lawyers
Christina O'Brien
Associate
216-696-4200 x1105
cobrien@sssb-law.com

Community Activities

  • Trustee, CSU Law Alumni Association