Christie Leary, a native of Northern Virginia, has litigated cases heard in the state courts of every jurisdiction in Northern Virginia, the District of Columbia, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Named by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star and by Richmond Magazine as a Top Young Attorney in Virginia, Christie has tried bench and jury trials in criminal and civil matters ranging from traffic offenses to serious criminal offenses and cases involving complex personal injury issues and medical malpractice.
Along with her former partners Peter Greenspun and Jonathan Shapiro at Greenspun, Shapiro, Davis & Leary, P.C., Christie was a member of the defense team appointed to represent John Allen Muhammad, the “Beltway Sniper.” Christie’s practice focuses on criminal and traffic law, personal injury, medical malpractice and civil litigation. An active member of the Fairfax Bar Association (FBA), Christie currently serves as a member of the FBA Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of the Fairfax Law Foundation (FLF). In recognition of her efforts with the bar, Christie received the 2010 and 2011 FBA President’s Award.