Christine G. Rolph
Christine Gregorski Rolph serves as the Global Co-chair of Latham & Watkins' Product Liability, Mass Torts & Consumer Class Actions Practice and is a partner in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. She has been recognized as a Products Liability Litigation Star by Euromoney's Benchmark Litigation and is consistently recommended by The Legal 500 US for her work in product liability and mass tort defense. As a result of praise from clients and peers, Ms. Rolph was named in Benchmark Litigation’s 2012 and 2013 lists of “local Litigation Stars” in Washington, D.C. for her products liability work. Benchmark has recognized Ms. Rolph as one of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation” each year since 2012.
Ms. Rolph has extensive expertise in litigating consumer class actions, toxic torts, product liability/consumer fraud suits and multi-plaintiff matters. She has represented clients in various high-stakes environmental, chemical and complex commercial matters in federal and state courts. She has published articles in Law360, Class Action Litigation Report, law.com, Intellectual Property Strategist, and the Mass Torts/ABA Publication. Ms. Rolph served as co-editor of the Toxic Tort Litigation handbook published by the American Bar Association.
In addition, Ms. Rolph has represented clients in major insurance matters involving a wide array of policy types, including comprehensive general liability policies, directors and officers policies, professional and employment liability policies, multi-media liability policies, and various other special and manuscript policies. Her practice includes the representation of entities in obtaining insurance coverage or bad faith damages in connection with environmental remediations.
Ms. Rolph was appointed to head the Training and Career Enhancement Committee in Washington, D.C., and also has served as the Global Co-chair of multiple associate training academies. In addition, she has been named as one of Latham’s "Best Supervisors" on multiple occasions.
Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Rolph graduated summa cum laude from Duke University in 1994 and received her juris doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1997. She was a Division 1 Track & Field collegiate athlete and received Duke University’s William J. Griffith Award.