Christine Reed

Partner

Christine.Reed@lewisbrisbois.com

Christine B. Reed is a partner in the San Francisco office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Ms. Reed’s 25-year legal career began with family law and unlawful detainers, and then evolved to public entity defense, employment, wage and hour matters, and civil litigation defense in areas ranging from personal injury, construction defect, business disputes, property line/trespass/nuisance actions, drug/alcohol rehabilitation matters, and employment related litigation, amongst others. Ms. Reed’s practice includes all aspects of defense litigation mediation/arbitration, trial, and appellate work. She obtained her most recent defense trial verdict in October of 2016 in Alameda County.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • General Liability
  • Construction

Additional Experience

Admissions

California

Associations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Northern California Association of Defense Counsel
  • Monterey County Bar Association
  • Insurance Professionals of Monterey Bay

Professional Presentations

Fair Claims Practices Act

Education

Monterey College of Law

Juris Doctor, 1995

University of California, Berkeley

Legal Studies, 1991

Published Opinions

  • Unpublished: Willam M. Doctor v. Northern California Golf Association (summary judgment award upheld) County of Monterey, Case No. M40468, Sixth Appellate District (2001)
  • Victor Paul Tuchman v. City of Marina, (demurrer upheld), County of Monterey, Case No. H025082, Sixth Appellate District (2004) (Monterey County Super. Ct. No. M57681)
  • Published: Trend Homes, Inc., v. Superior Court of Fresno County (writ taken reinforcement of judicial reference contract language, lower court ruling overturned) (2005) Court of Appeal, 5th District, California Case No. F 046715
  • Published: Maricela Valdez, Et.Al.v. Santa Lucia Preserve Company Et Al, (appeal of denied motion to enforce employment arbitration agreement - lower court decision overturned) (2015) Court of Appeal 6th District) No. H040685 (Monterey County Superior Court No. M124666)

Certifications

California State Bar

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

United States Swim Official