Christian maintains a diverse legal practice representing businesses and individuals in litigation and general corporate matters. He is licensed to practice law in all state and federal courts in North Carolina and South Carolina.
Christian has successfully litigated complex cases involving allegations of breach of contract, negligence, product liability, construction defect, unfair and deceptive trade practices, professional malpractice, defamation, and trademark infringement. He also routinely counsels clients in alternative dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration), administrative proceedings, and appeals, and has obtained several reported appellate decisions establishing new precedent under North Carolina law.
On the corporate side, Christian counsels clients in commercial leasing matters, contract drafting and negotiation, employment disputes, and other general business matters. He particularly enjoys working with clients in the food, beverage, and hospitality industry, and has taught continuing education seminars on the laws and regulations affecting breweries, wineries, and distilleries.
Christian has received "Rising Star" and "Young Gun" designations from North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine and Business North Carolina Magazine, respectively, honors that are only bestowed on a very select number of lawyers.
Outside of his practice, Christian serves on the Board of Directors for the Mecklenburg County Bar and previously served as Chair of the MCB Young Lawyers Division.
Prior to practicing law, Christian graduated from Woodberry Forest School and received a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish (double major) from Wake Forest University. While at Wake Forest, he served as Chairman of the Honor & Ethics Council. He received his J.D. from Campbell University School of Law where he served as Executive Editor of the Campbell Law Review and competed in the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition.