Savrick Schumann Johnson McGarr Kaminski & Shirley, LLP | Cristina McGarr
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Cristina  B. McGarr




  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Honors Graduate, University of Georgia School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Honors Graduate, Wake Forest University


  • State Bar of Colorado
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Georgia


  • Colorado State Courts
  • Texas State Courts
  • Georgia State Courts
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Cristina B. McGarr

Partner, Boulder
Tel: (303) 244-9629
Fax: (303) 496-3011
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Founding Partner in Savrick, Schumann, Johnson & McGarr, Ms. McGarr’s practice encompasses all employment related matters including litigation in federal and state court and administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Ms. McGarr regularly counsels employers on employment issues involving state and federal employment and labor laws, wage and hour counseling, civil rights compliance, wrongful termination and retaliation claims, executive and employment contracts and non-compete covenants. She regularly conducts workplace investigations as well as equity pay audits and has represented employer clients in numerous types of employment disputes including allegations of discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability and sexual harassment. Ms. McGarr has served as lead trial counsel in state and federal court and has had successful jury and bench trials to verdict. Ms. McGarr also provides clients with in-house training, seminars and employee handbooks and routinely negotiates successful settlements and meditations.

Ms. McGarr has significant litigation experience in complex commercial litigation, including disputes involving a wide variety of employment, contract, fraud, intellectual property, and professional malpractice issues. 


  • Boulder County Campaign Committee for Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado, 2013-present
  • Boulder County Bar Association, Employment Law Section, Co-Chair 2016-2021
  • Board Member, Boulder Valley Women's Health Center, 2018 - Present

Publications and Presentations

  • Speaker: “The First Strike: When to File a Declaratory Judgment Action”
  • Speaker: “Overview of Bad Faith Claims: First and Third Party Claims”
  • Frequent Lecturer on Employment Law topics