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Christina J. Ferma

Associate, Litigation Department


Christina Ferma is an associate in the Investigations and White Collar Defense practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense, internal corporate investigations, compliance with government enforcement initiatives, and complex civil litigation, including matters related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the False Claims Act, financial fraud, and U.S. sanctions laws. Ms. Ferma has represented individuals and corporations in enforcement matters and litigation brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Treasury, and qui tam relators. She also has experience advising corporations on anti-corruption compliance programs and has worked as part of an independent corporate compliance monitorship team.

Ms. Ferma received her law degree from The George Washington University Law School in 2015, graduating with honors. During her time in law school, Ms. Ferma practiced as a student attorney representing indigent criminal defendants, was a judicial intern in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, served as the President of The George Washington University Law School Mock Trial Board, and was a member of The George Washington International Law Review. She graduated cum laude from Loyola University Maryland in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Writing with a minor in History.

Ms. Ferma is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and the Central District of Illinois.


  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (with honors), 2015 
  • Loyola University Maryland, B.A. (cum laude), 2012 




District of Columbia Bar
Virginia Bar


The George Washington University Law School, J.D. 2015
Loyola University Maryland, B.A. 2012