Christine Hanley, a litigation associate in the Seattle office, is a member of the White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation and Compliance Group.  Her practice in complex litigation matters focuses on defending companies, officers and directors in shareholder class actions, derivative suits, and regulatory proceedings and investigations in state and federal district and appellate courts throughout the country.

Ms. Hanley is a regular contributor to several of Orrick's securities blogs and newsletters. She also maintains a pro bono practice centering on matters concerning immigration and prisoners' rights.

Prior to joining Orrick, Ms. Hanley was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP. In law school, she was a Legal Research and Writing Fellow in addition to working as a summer law clerk at Freedom Now and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP.