McGlinchey News Release
Lipsey Receives LSU Law Center’s 2019 Distinguished Achievement AwardRead Time: 1 min
McGlinchey Stafford is proud to congratulate Member Christine Lipsey (Baton Rouge) on being named 2019 Distinguished Achievement honoree by the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center during its Distinguished Alumni awards ceremony on Friday, March 22. The award recognizes LSU Law graduates for professional achievement and career distinction, service to, and support of LSU Law, and service to the community.
A 1982 graduate of LSU Law, Christine serves as McGlinchey’s General Counsel and previously practiced with the commercial litigation team. She is widely recognized throughout the state and region as a leader in commercial litigation and legal ethics. She presents extensively on those topics across the country, and has taught for many years as an adjunct professor at the Law Center, most recently teaching The Legal Profession (ethics and professionalism) and a course which she created on Business Torts.
She has published and presented on a number of business litigation topics including consumer credit and privacy, corporate officer and director liability, borrower/lender litigation, and unfair trade practices. She has more than 30 years of experience in litigation representing small and large businesses, insurance companies, state agencies, lenders, and corporate and limited liability company constituents.
Christine served as the first female President of the Baton Rouge Bar Association and received the Louisiana Bar Foundation’s Curtis R. Boisfontaine Trial Advocacy Award in 2016. She has served on numerous legal committees for the ABA, Bar Association for the Fifth Federal Circuit, LA State Bar Association Board of Governors and House of Delegates, the LA Supreme Court, and the Public Defender Board. She is a long-standing member of LSU Law’s Chancellor’s/Dean’s Council and has been active on the LSU Law Board of Trustees for many years.
For more information on Christine’s recognition and the other award honorees, click here.