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  • Student law clerk, Judge Erin M. Peradotto, New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 2012

University of Rochester, B.A., magna cum laude

University at Buffalo, M.A.

University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude

Cristin is a member of the firm’s Corporate & Business Practice. She has represented domestic and international clients in a variety of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures. Cristin also has experience in securities regulation and compliance, including public company reporting, and federal and state aspects of private offerings.

While in law school, Cristin worked for the Appellate Bureau of the Erie County District Attorney's Office and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of New York.


  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America Ones to Watch (Corporate Law) 2024
  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Business / Corporate) 2018 - 2023
  • Former editor-in-chief, Buffalo Law Review (2011 - 2012)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Order of the Coif
  • John N. Bennett Award, University at Buffalo School of Law
  • Senior member, Buffalo Moot Court board of directors


  • Represented a European-based client in the $15 million acquisition of a U.S.-based environmental measurement company
  • Represented an issuer in the private offering of notes, including both federal and state securities law compliance matters and filings

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Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

Community & Pro Bono

  • Girls Education Collaborative board of directors; Chair of Legal Committee
  • University at Buffalo School of Law Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Group board of directors, Treasurer, 2018