Christine O’Connell joined the Patterson Law Firm in 2021 where she represents clients in commercial litigation and arbitration. She brings her sunny disposition and “can do” mentality to her work, focusing on contract disputes, cryptocurrency claims and legal malpractice cases.
Christine graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 2021. While in school, she participated in the Employment Law Clinic and assisted clients with labor and employment disputes. Her scholarship on employee benefits law earned her the Alvin D. Lurie Award from the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.
Prior to law school, Christine spent three years working in policy and communications for nonprofit organizations dedicated to gender violence prevention. She holds a B.A. in Gender and Women’s Studies from the University of Rhode Island.