Christine G. Wyman

Senior Counsel

Christine Wyman assists clients in developing and implementing effective advocacy strategies to achieve their goals.  Christine represents clients before federal agencies and the U.S. Congress on a broad range of issues, with a particular focus on energy and environmental issues. Her experience includes advocating for energy and industrial clients before Congress and a variety of federal agencies, including the White House, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Department of Interior and U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.

Christine launched her legal career at an international law firm, where she represented clients in a broad range of environmental matters, including defending energy utilities and industrial clients facing government enforcement actions, providing counsel on compliance with federal environmental regulations and advocating for clients’ interest through the federal rule-making process.

Prior to joining Bracewell, Christine was senior counsel at the American Gas Association where she advocated for natural gas utilities on federal environmental, energy and pipeline safety matters.

Education:
J.D., Georgetown Law School, cum laude, 2011
M.E.M., Duke University, 2008
B.S., University of North Carolina at Asheville, 2002

Noteworthy:
Intern, Department of Justice, Environmental and Natural Resources Division
Intern, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Known For: Developing innovative strategies and executing in a reliable, organized and thorough manner.    

Interesting Career Note: Every professional position that Christine has ever held has focused on environmental and energy practices.  Her dedication is demonstrated in her expert knowledge on these topics.   

Fast Fact: Without ever having run a race before, or more accurately more than two miles consecutively, Christine laced up her running shoes and finished a full marathon with the encouragement (read peer pressure) of her friends.  The experience taught her that she actually enjoys running and that she can tackle any challenge.

Bar Admissions:
District of Columbia
Maryland

Affiliations:
Energy Bar Association
Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment

Publications:
“A View from Washington: Environmental Regulatory Reform and Infrastructure Principles,” Bracewell Blog, March 6, 2018

“What to Watch: Five Key Features of the Infrastructure Package,” Bracewell Blog, February 1, 2018

“DC Circuit Vacates EPA’s Initial Stay of Methane Rule Requirements,” Energy Legal Blog, July 6, 2017

“EPA Proposes Additional Two-Year Stay of Parts of the Methane Rule,” Energy Legal Blog, June 14, 2017

“EPA Announces Reconsideration and Stay of Additional Parts of the Methane Rule,” Energy Legal Blog, June 1, 2017