Senior Associate

Phone: 703.777.8289

Email: cheischmidt@dbllawyers.com

Office: Vienna

  • Christina is an attorney with the firm and focuses her practice on government contract law, civil litigation, corporate law, and estate planning. She represents businesses and individuals in a range of transactional and litigation matters. In 2012, she was named to Virginia Business’ Legal Elite. In 2015 and 2016, Christina was selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Star Lists for both Virginia and the District of Columbia.

  • Christina earned her B.A. in Foreign Affairs and French from the University of Virginia where she served as Director of Public Relations of the Roosevelt Institution Think Tank. She also served as Vice Chair of the U.S. Supreme Court Committee of the Virginia Model United Nations. During a term in college, she studied abroad at l’Université Lumière in Lyon, France and speaks fluent French. She attended law school at Penn State University where she served as Managing Editor for the Penn State Environmental Law Review. She also served as Vice President of the International Law Society, during which time the chapter received recognition from the organization’s national headquarters as “Best All-Around Chapter.” Christina was also a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society.

  • Christina also currently serves on the Board of Directors and as Secretary for the Catoctin Estate Planning Council.

  • J.D. from Penn State Law, 2010
  • B.A. from University of Virginia, 2007
  • “China’s Dumping Ground: Genocide Through Nuclear Ecocide in Tibet,” Penn State Environmental Law Review, Vol. 18, Spring
  • “Playing Politics at the Bench: A White Paper on the Justice Department’s Investigation into the Hiring Practices,” Center for Immigrants’ Rights in conjunction with the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Columbia
  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • Fairfax Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law and Young Lawyers Sections
  • Catoctin Estate Planning Council
  • Penn State Alumni Association, Washington, D.C. Chapter
  • Virginia Business’s Legal Elite, 2012
  • Selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Star List for Virginia, 2015-16
  • Selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Star List for the District of Columbia, 2015-16
  • Represents businesses and individuals in a range of transactional and litigation matters