Christine Hart is a member of the Firm’s litigation section in Mobile. She has litigated cases from the initial pleading stage through trial and appeal and focuses on federal court litigation. She is admitted to practice in Alabama and California (inactive), all federal district courts in Alabama, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
Christine has substantive knowledge and experience in anti-discrimination matters involving Title VII, Title IX, ADA/Rehabilitation Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and 42 U.S.C. § 1983. She also has experience litigating constitutional matters involving First Amendment free speech and Fourteenth Amendment equal protection and due process. She monitors developments in the Eleventh Circuit and the Supreme Court related to federal practice, discrimination, and constitutional rights. She also provides counseling and training to local businesses and institutions on a variety of issues including discrimination and harassment.
Christine serves as an Officer-at-large for the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program (SAVLP) Board, and provides pro bono legal services as a SAVLP Volunteer Lawyer. She also serves on the Board of Flight Works Alabama, and volunteers as Alabama Chapter Chair for Stanford University’s Alumni Interview Program. Christine is a member of Class 15 of the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum, and serves on the Alabama State Bar’s Lawyers Hall of Fame Committee.
Christine grew up in Orange County, California, and attended Stanford University and the USC Gould School of Law. She clerked in Philadelphia for the Honorable Theodore A. McKee, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, shortly after she began her legal practice.
Christine lives “across the Bay” in Spanish Fort with her husband Curtis and their two young sons.