Team member Kristina M. Infante
Kristina M. Infante
Associate

Bio

Kristina Infante’s practice focuses on products liability claims, complex commercial litigation, and class actions. Much of her practice is focused on mass torts and aviation litigation. She currently serves on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for the litigation arising out of the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.

Kristina has experience in all aspects of trial strategy and preparation having worked on several jury trials, including as first chair on behalf of a defendant in a federal criminal trial, as second chair in a two-week bench trial on a federal tort claim against the United States, and as trial counsel in several products liability trials. She has also served as court-appointed amicus curiae in an appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Prior to joining Podhurst Orseck, Ms. Infante practiced at Boies Schiller Flexner where she focused on products liability cases and complex commercial litigation on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants.

Kristina previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Adalberto Jordan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and interned for the Honorable Cecilia Altonaga of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

She received her Juris Doctorate magna cum laude from New York University School of Law in 2014, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and served as an editor on the New York University Law Review. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and International Studies from Northwestern University..

Recognition

  • 2018 Chambers USA, Litigation
  • 2017 Chambers USA, Litigation
  • 2016 Chambers USA, Litigation