Christine focuses her practice on defending clients in complex litigation, particularly in claims arising from alleged personal injury due to asbestos exposure. She also has significant experience defending clients in a wide range of commercial disputes and business litigation, including financial services and banking litigation, copyright matters, and employment discrimination cases. Christine’s broad base of litigation experience allows her to provide clients with proven strategies to address and resolve considerable challenges and achieve their goals.
Christine has extensive experience in building case strategies and conducting impactful investigations for clients in asbestos matters. Her knowledge of the issues and industries involved in asbestos litigation allows her to quickly assess the plaintiff’s case and conduct effective, deep-dive investigations to develop apportionment evidence and potentially reduce overall client exposure to liability.
In addition to her significant asbestos litigation work, Christine represents clients in complex business litigation matters. She has extensive experience at all phases of litigation, and has a successful track record of achieving impactful results for clients. Christine has particular experience managing motion practice and oral arguments in large, complex cases, and has been successful representing clients in administrative hearings before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
(B.A., cum laude, 1994)
(J.D., summa cum laude, 2003)
Order of the Curia; Capital University Law Review; Presidential Merit Scholarship recipient
Christine is an active member of P.E.O., a philanthropic organization that promotes educational opportunities for women. Every February, she bowls with the other members of the Ulmer & Berne “Motions to Strike” team to raise money for The Center for Family Safety and Healing at Columbus Nationwide Children’s Hospital.