Christina Briesacher

SVP, Deputy General Counsel, Global Litigation and eDiscovery

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Christina Briesacher is CBRE’s Deputy General Counsel overseeing litigation and eDiscovery globally.

Christina joined CBRE in 2021 as Senior Counsel, Litigation. As she advanced within the legal department, she played a critical role in several of the company’s most significant matters and in fostering the growth and development of the litigation team.

Before CBRE, Christina was a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she litigated large complex matters across the U.S. in federal, state and appellate courts and resolved business disputes through arbitration. Her litigation experience ranges from commercial disputes to contract matters, environmental claims, antitrust, professional liability claims and unfair and deceptive trade practices.


  • J.D. from Harvard Law School
  • B.A. from Illinois State University

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Member of Illinois Bar
  • CBRE Women’s Network Growth Pillar Award 2023
  • Lexology Global Counsel Awards – Litigation Team of the Year Shortlist 2023
  • Ascend Justice (formerly Domestic Violence Legal Clinic): 2009–2021
    • Board of Directors: 2009–2021
    • Board of Directors President: 2013–2018
  • National Law Journal Trailblazers Award - Immigration 2020
  • National Law Journal Trailblazers Award - Equality 2019
  • Leading Lawyers Emerging Lawyer in Illinois: 2017–2019