Moniqúe Alycia Christenson primarily represents government entities in complex litigation designed to protect public health, safety, and other interests.
Moniqúe is part of the team representing dozens of governmental entities, including states, counties, cities, towns, and townships in litigation targeting the alleged deceptive marketing and over-distribution of highly addictive opioid drugs, a contended cause of the nationwide opioid crisis.
While in law school, Moniqúe worked for Motley Rice as a legal secretary, paralegal, and law clerk supporting multiple litigations across a range of practice areas including consumer protection cases involving Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler emissions fraud, toxic exposure cases involving burn pits and lead paint, as well personal injury cases involving faulty Takata airbags and medical devices such as transvaginal and hernia meshes. Prior to joining Motley Rice, Moniqúe gained legal experience as a paralegal for a law firm in California where she developed a respect for and fulfilment through the law by providing her local community with estate planning, trust administration, and probate services.
Litigation AreasPublic Client
J.D., Charleston School of Law, 2018
B.A., Hawai’i Pacific University, 2013
- South Carolina
Admitted to Practice Before
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
South Carolina Bar Association
American Bar Association
Awards and Accolades
2022 Civil Plaintiff–Top 40 under 40 Trial Lawyer list, South Carolina