Part-time Faculty N-Z
Christie Tate began her legal career at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where she worked as a litigation associate representing corporate clients undergoing internal investigations related to accounting procedures and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. After three years at Skadden, Christie served as a law clerk for the Honorable Milton I. Shadur in the Northern District of Illinois. Following her clerkship, Christie returned to Skadden for three more years, continuing to represent corporate clients in federal court and before the SEC. During her tenure at Skadden, Christie participated in the firm's pro bono program, representing indigent clients in immigration, employment, and family law matters, as well as working with a Skadden team on a death penalty case that culminated in an evidentiary hearing in Mississippi federal court. Subsequently, Christie worked as an associate in the labor & employment group at Epstein, Becker, Green, representing companies in employment discrimination actions before the EEOC and in federal court.
Christie graduated at the top of her class from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she served as an academic tutor for Torts and Contracts and was an editor of the law journal. Christie also earned a Master's degree in Humanities from the University of Chicago. She graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University, where she majored in English.
B.A., magna cum laude, Texas A&M University
M.A., University of Chicago
J.D., magna cum laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law