Christine Hines

Consumer and Civil Justice Counsel, Congress Watch

Christine Hines is Consumer and Civil Justice Counsel at Public Citizen's Congress Watch. She advocates to improve consumer product safety and individuals' access to court. Before joining Public Citizen, Christine was a writer and editor for various organizations, including a legal newspaper. She covered international trade, intellectual property, food and drug law, personal injury, and the business of law. She began her career practicing law at a South Florida firm. Christine received her J.D. at the University of Virginia and a B.A. in political science at American University.


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