Christine Lehman is the Managing Partner of Reichman Jorgensen Lehman & Feldberg’s (RJLF) Washington, D.C. office. She is an accomplished trial attorney who focuses on patent litigation in U.S. district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). Christine uses her technical background and 25 years of litigation experience to guide clients through complex litigation in the most challenging forums. She has litigated in courts across the U.S., as well as coordinated global patent litigation strategies. Christine is known for her strategic insights, knowledge of ITC as a specialized trial venue, and the ability to communicate clearly and credibly with judges and juries.
Christine has extensive experience litigating patent cases at the ITC, a fast-moving forum with highly specialized practice requirements. She served as an investigative attorney at the Office of Unfair Import Investigations early in her career, and has appeared in dozens of ITC investigations, including fifteen trials before the administrative law judges at the ITC. She also has extensive experience in district court litigation, with particular emphasis on developing strategy, Markman hearings, summary judgment, and jury trials. Christine’s combined experience as a trial lawyer and registered patent attorney provides clients with expertise and perspective in developing an overall patent litigation strategy.
Christine is recognized as a leading IP litigation and ITC practitioner by several major legal directories, including Benchmark Litigation, Chambers USA, The Legal 500, and IAM Patent 1000, among others. She is a graduate of New York University School of Law and holds a B.S. in Engineering from Swarthmore College. Christine
Prior to joining RJLF, Christine was a partner at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP, where she served as leader of the litigation section, co-chair of the ITC section, and pro bono partner during her 20 years at the firm.
Updated Sep 2021