Christy represents clients in complex, multi-party litigation in state and federal courts, arbitral forums and before administrative agencies. Her experience includes construction law, government contracts and a wide array of business and commercial disputes at both the trial and appellate levels. 

Overview

Christy has litigated complex commercial and government contract claims involving construction defects, project delays, differing site conditions, acceleration, changes and labor disputes on infrastructure projects such as power plants, airports, highways, transportation, as well as energy performance contracts. She counsels owners, general contractors and subcontractors on a wide array of issues over the course of contract performance, from negotiating contract clauses at the inception of a project to final acceptance, to mediation and dispute avoidance.

Christy clerked for the Honorable Bohdan Futey of the United States Court of Federal Claims. 

Prior to attending law school, Christy spent a year in Indonesia on a Fulbright scholarship. 

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Speaking Engagements

Publications

"A Practical Guide to Understanding Retainage," CFMA Building Profits, May-June 2017

Admissions

  • Virginia, 2012
  • District of Columbia, 2015
  • United States Court of Federal Claims, 2013
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2015
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 2016
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2016

Education

The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2012

  • Dean's Fellow
  • The George Washington International Law Review
  • Moot Court Board

Oklahoma State University, B.A., Economics, summa cum laude, 2008

  • Student Council President, College of Arts and Sciences
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