Christine H. L. Russell is an attorney in the firm’s coverage and commercial litigation section, representing property and casualty insurers in complex litigation involving coverage and bad faith claims. Christine is experienced in handling claims related to fraud generally, fraudulent thefts, arson, property damage disputes and coverage issues, both before and during litigation. She also has experience representing businesses in all forms of commercial disputes, allowing her to have a particularly practical approach to defending those facing a threat of commercial liability.
Christine strives to provide each of her clients with practical and user-friendly advice, while caring deeply about providing quality work and results with a combination of approachability and understanding. Zealous and efficient both inside and outside of the courtroom, she has counseled clients through legally and emotionally fraught claims involving large losses.
Christine truly believes Swift Currie’s commitment to community shows that people-focused legal services results in better advice, counseling and outcomes. During her time in law school, she was awarded the ALI CLE Scholarship and Leadership Award, which is the highest pro bono and public service distinction, and the opportunity to be a pupil in Bleckley Inn of Courts.
Christine served as a symposium editor on the Georgia State University Law Review board. She also served as vice president of the Student Trial Lawyers Association and chairwoman of the Public Interest Law Association’s annual fundraiser, and competed in national mock trial competitions.
- ALI CLE Scholarship and Leadership Award
- State Bar of Georgia
Outside of her client commitments, Christine is an avid Atlanta United fan, cook and boxer.
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Metro Atlanta CEO, Atlanta CityBizList, 04.22.2019
Georgia State University College of Law (J.D., 2016)
University of Georgia (B.A.J., 2013)