Kristin Walinski

Kristin is the owner and founder of Scribe, a content marketing consultancy that focuses on corporate and legal communications.

She is a member of The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 and was selected as a member of the team drafting The Sedona Conference Commentary on ESI Evidence & Admissibility. Her ghostwritten work has appeared in numerous leading periodicals, including Forbes, Corporate Counsel, Executive Counsel, and Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, and The Huffington Post. She also served as a Contributing Editor for a recent edition of Black’s Law Dictionary.

Before starting Scribe, Kristin served as in-house employment law counsel to a Fortune 200 corporation for five years. In this role, she managed employment litigation and arbitration relating to harassment, discrimination, and wage and hour law. She also drafted executive compensation contracts, oversaw legal issues relating to managing electronic discovery and working with third-party contractors, and supervised the company’s restructuring and immigration programs. She learned the ropes of employment law and electronic discovery as an associate with McGuireWoods LLP, where her practice focused on defending Title VII matters in federal courts across the country. Her work also included handling covenants not to compete and matters before the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Mine Safety and Health Administration.

Kristin earned her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Labor and Employment Law and taught legal writing. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English and history, with a concentration in American Studies, from the University of Virginia. She is a former adjunct faculty of the University of Richmond School of Law, where she taught legal writing courses for seven years.

In 2004, Kristin was named to Style Weekly’s “Top 40 Under 40,” and in 2007, she received the Washington Metropolitan Association of Corporate Counsel’s Community Service Award.

Currently, she sits on the board of the Podium Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the writing and communication skills of inner-city youth.