J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2011
B.A., Stanford University, 2006
Christine Harding Hart is an associate in the litigation section in Mobile. Christine’s practice consists largely of federal court litigation and she has litigated cases from the initial pleading stage through trial and appeal. Christine also provides counseling to local businesses and institutions on a variety of issues. Christine 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 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. Christine monitors developments in the Eleventh Circuit and the Supreme Court related to federal practice, discrimination, and constitutional rights.
Christine serves as an officer for the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program (“SAVLP”) Board, and provides legal services as a SAVLP Volunteer Lawyer. In 2018, Christine was appointed to serve on the Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Innovation Task Force. She also volunteers for Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama, and serves as the Alabama Chapter Chair for Stanford University's Alumni Interview Program.
Christine grew up in Orange County, California, and attended Stanford University and USC Gould School of Law. She clerked for Third Circuit Judge Ted McKee in Philadelphia shortly after she began legal practice.
Christine is married to Curtis, who works at the Airbus Final Assembly Line in Mobile, and together they are raising a young son on the Eastern Shore.