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Christine Reinert

Christine Reinert


Construction Defect
Insurance Defense

Christine Reinert’s civil litigation practice includes subrogation and insurance defense, primarily in construction defect. Christine has gained significant experience as an advocate from both the defense and plaintiff positions, allowing her to see a matter from all points of view.

Attention to detail, honed organizational abilities, and keen negotiation skills drive Christine to realize favorable subrogation outcomes. She thrives under the fast pace demands and rapid problem-solving needed when managing and resolving high volumes of such cases.

As a defense attorney, Christine focuses on working collaboratively with others in the firm on complex cases assisted by her experience. She is particularly skilled in claims involving extensive discovery and depositions.

Christine is a litigator who understands the balance between cost and result. She has served in lead and supporting roles, and works diligently to develop a tangible course of action that ultimately reflects each clients’ distinct objectives. She is driven to deliver responsiveness, transparency, and creativity when serving clients.

Licensed to practice in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana, Christine joined the firm in 2008, and has been a Principal since 2016.

Ranked a 2015 to 2018 Oregon Super Lawyers magazine “Rising Star” and selected to Super Lawyers’ 2023 roster of outstanding attorneys in the state, Christine also has been listed among The Best Lawyers in America© since 2021.

  • University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 2008
  • University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., Political Science
  • Member, Oregon State Bar
  • United States District Court, District of Oregon
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association
  • Member, Idaho State Bar
  • Member, State Bar of Montana
  • Member, Multnomah County Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America