How Christine Helps Clients
Christine focuses her practice on dispute resolution and litigation matters in state and federal court, including complex litigation matters, class actions and multi-district litigation. Her experience includes representation in actions involving contract and fraud-based claims; product liability defense of pharmaceutical, medical device, and automotive companies; and consumer class action defense and wage and hour class action defense. Christine’s litigation experience is extensive, spanning pre-suit investigations, fact and expert discovery including e-discovery, class certification, motions practice, trial preparation, trials and arbitrations.
Prior to joining Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Christine was a litigation associate at one of the top 10 largest international law firms, where her practice focused on products liability, pharmaceutical, medical device, and mass tort litigation. She also defended company clients in consumer class actions and wage and hour class actions.
While in law school, Christine was a Judicial Extern for Associate Justice Richard M. Aronson, California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Three. Christine was also a law clerk with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), where she conducted pre-suit investigations and represented clients in mediation, and she served as a clinic counselor for the Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center’s Workers’ Rights Clinic, where she represented clients in administrative hearings for employment issues. She received Pro Bono High Honors upon graduating with more than 200 hours of pro bono service. Christine was awarded Runner-Up Best Brief and was a Top 16 oral argument finalist in UCI Law’s Experian/Jones Day Moot Court 2014-15 competition.
What Clients Can Expect
Christine is a forward thinker and proactive communicator with focused dedication to her clients and practice. She maintains a solutions-based practice and is committed to ensuring her work product and approach to litigation is in sync with her clients’ goals.
Outside the Office
Christine is a San Diego native, and although she spent a few years in Los Angeles to start her practice, she is glad to be back home in San Diego. Christine enjoys everything music-related - from singing, playing the piano and occasionally DJing at home, to going to concerts and live music shows.
University of California, Irvine, J.D., 2015
University of California at Berkeley, B.A., 2010, Political Science & Legal Studies
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California