Christine Fort is an associate with Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky PLLC, specializing in political committees, campaign finance and election law, lobbying and ethics compliance, and tax-exempt organizations.
Christine served as the Deputy General Counsel to the National Republican Congressional Committee during the 2014 and 2016 election cycles, where she advised the committee, Republican Members of the U.S. House of Representations, and candidates for the U.S. House on matters of campaign finance, election law, and House Ethics compliance. She also assisted the NRCC’s 2014 Independent Expenditure Unit with legal compliance related to television, radio, and digital advertising in targeted races nationwide, and oversaw the successful 2014 recount of Martha McSally’s election in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District. Prior to joining the committee, she was Counsel to the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform under Chairman Darrell Issa, working to identify and highlight instances of government waste, fraud, and abuse through investigations and public hearings.
Building on her experience at the federal level, Christine headed west and served as the Associate General Counsel to the Arizona House of Representatives, where she advised the Speaker of the House on all legal matters before the chamber, including litigation challenging existing state laws, citizen-initiated ballot measures, human resources matters, and the development and enforcement of House Rules. At the Arizona House, Christine worked alongside Republican Members on campaign finance and election-related policy issues, assisting in the drafting and advancement of associated legislation. She also helped to advance the interests of the Arizona business community as Senior Policy Counsel at the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, developing policy recommendations and advocacy plans for the 2016 legislative session, and facilitating the engagement of members in critical state campaigns.
Christine graduated from the University of Florida in 2007 and received her J.D. from the Florida State University College of Law in 2010. She is a Member of the Florida Bar.
(*Christine is a member of the State Bar of Florida. Christine’s practice is limited to matters of federal law.)