Christine Gregorski Rolph is a partner in the firm's Washington, D.C. office and has served as the Global Co-Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Product Liability, Mass Torts & Consumer Class Actions Practice. 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. Chambers USA 2021 recognizes Ms. Rolph as “a go-to for clients facing litigation in the tobacco space… She is a highly qualified litigator.” As a result of praise from clients and peers, Ms. Rolph has been included in the 2019-2021 editions of Lawdragon 500, an annual list of leading lawyers in America. She has also been recognized as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation by Benchmark Litigation, and she was named to their list 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 experience 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.