Krista’s practice focuses on criminal defense matters and commercial litigation.
Before joining Sher Tremonte, Krista was a litigation associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell, LLP, and more recently, a law clerk to the Honorable Ona T. Wang in the Southern District of New York.
At Davis Polk, Krista represented clients in federal and state litigation, focusing primarily on commercial litigation in breach of contract disputes. Krista has also devoted significant time to pro bono matters, including successfully appealing a client’s criminal conviction in New York State’s First Department, appealing a client’s Louisiana non-unanimous criminal conviction, and preparing a compassionate release application in the Eastern District of New York.
During law school, Krista interned for Legal Aid’s Criminal Defense Practice in the Bronx, and Legal Aid’s Prisoners’ Rights Project.