Ms. Vine is a member of the Insurance Coverage Practice Group. As senior counsel, she represents insurance company clients and concentrates her practice on the defense of complex insurance coverage litigation relating to environmental, asbestos and toxic torts. Her practice has involved cases venued in state and federal courts in jurisdictions throughout the United States. Kristen also counsels her clients in a variety of pre-litigation matters involving commercial general liability, excess and umbrella liability and pollution legal liability policies, including evaluating and resolving potential coverage disputes before they result in litigation.
Kristen is also a member of the firm’s Health Law Practice Group, representing health care providers in medical malpractice actions in Washington, D.C.
Kristen received her Bachelor of Arts in political science and law and society from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1993. She earned her J.D. from the University of Southern California School of Law in 1996.
Kristen serves as a member of the Firm’s Associate Task Force and she is admitted to practice in Washington, D.C. and California.