Christina M. Behm


Christina Behm litigates in state and federal courts for people who experienced life-altering complications allegedly caused by defective medical devices.

Christina is a part of Motley Rice’s team of attorneys who represent hernia mesh patients in multidistrict litigation In re Atrium Medical Corp. C-QUR Mesh Products Liability Litigation and In re Davol/C.R. Bard Hernia Mesh Multi-Case Management Coordination. She also contributes to litigation filed for dozens of governmental entities, including states, cities, towns, counties and townships against opioid manufacturers and distributors alleged to have played a role in the opioid crisis.

Christina began her career with Motley Rice as a law clerk in 2017, providing support to the medical device litigation team and various other trial teams through legal research, writing, and assistance with discovery. 

Prior to joining Motley Rice, Christina completed a number of internships and externships while undergoing her legal studies. Her experience includes a judicial externship for Judge Daniel A. Procaccini of the Rhode Island Superior Court, and acquiring research and writing experience through her internships with Rhode Island’s Department of Attorney General. In law school, Christina was a member of the Honor Board, Student Ambassador, and President of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund. 


J.D., Roger Williams University School of Law, 2018

B.A., Rhode Island College, 2015

A.A., Community College of Rhode Island, 2012

Licensed In

  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island

Admitted to Practice Before

U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island


American Association for Justice

Rhode Island Association for Justice, Board of Governors

Rhode Island Bar Association, Superior Court Bench Bar Committee, New Lawyers Committee, Bar Journal Editorial Board

Awards and Accolades

2022 Civil Plaintiff-Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer list, Rhode Island