Christie's Profile

Christie is a Shareholder and a member of the Real Estate practice at Maynard Cooper.

Her practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions, including all aspects of the representation of buyers, sellers, developers and investors in the acquisition, development, and disposition of real property located both within and outside the state of Alabama. She also advises landlords and tenants on various commercial leasing matters. In addition, Christie represents lenders and borrowers in commercial real estate financing transactions, including acquisition and construction lending, permanent loans, and refinancings.

Prior to re-joining Maynard Cooper, Christie served as corporate counsel in the Legal Department at BBVA Compass where she gained significant experience in the commercial lending area. Christie’s prior work also includes the representation of lenders and other secured and unsecured creditors in commercial bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings, loan workouts and debt restructuring efforts, and commercial litigation matters.

Christie received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College.

Christie's Accolades

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for Real Estate (2016 - Present)

Christie's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • BirminghamCREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Board of Directors, Secretary
  • Dartmouth Club of Alabama, President

Civic Involvement

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham, Active Big Sister
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham: Big Sister of the Year, 2016

Admissions

State Bar: Alabama

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern)

U.S. Court of Appeals: Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Bankruptcy Court: Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern)

Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law
    • (2009, J.D., Virginia Law Review, Order of the Coif)
  • Dartmouth College
    • (2004, B.A., cum laude)


Thursday, January 3, 2019

MAYNARD COOPER & GALE ANNOUNCES TEN NEW SHAREHOLDERS

Birmingham, AL. Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce the elevation of ten accomplished attorneys to shareholder, effective January 1, 2019: Allen B. “Josh” Bennett, Christie Keifer Borton, Emily J. Chancey, H. Finn Cox, Jr., Starr Turner Drum, Jessica Shaver Everest, Evan P. Moltz, Bradley G. Siegal, Ryan D...

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Friday, November 9, 2018

MAYNARD COOPER & GALE RECEIVES RECOGNITION IN RECENT U.S. NEWS/BEST LAWYERS “BEST LAW FIRMS” AND SUPER LAWYERS LISTINGS

The recently released edition of the U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” positions Maynard Cooper in the National Tier Rankings in 10 areas of practice, including Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation-ERISA, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Mining Law, Patent Litigation...

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

95 MAYNARD COOPER & GALE ATTORNEYS DISTINGUISHED IN THE 2017 SUPER LAWYERS LISTINGS

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 95 attorneys have been selected as 2017 Super Lawyers, including 90 among the Firm’s Alabama office locations, two in the Firm’s New York office, and three in its San Francisco office. Five of Maynard Cooper’s shareholders earned recognition among the “Top...

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