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...Read More
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.
- Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for Real Estate (2016 - Present)
Christie's Affiliations and Civic Involvement
- American Bar Association
- Alabama State Bar Association
- BirminghamCREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Board of Directors, Secretary
- Dartmouth Club of Alabama, President
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham, Active Big Sister
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham: Big Sister of the Year, 2016
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)