Gentry Locke Welcomes Abby Broughton and Christina Hubbard as Associates
ROANOKE, Va. (December 10, 2019) – The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Abby Broughton and Christina Hubbard have joined the firm’s Roanoke office as associates. They will join the plaintiff’s and business litigation practices respectfully. Prior to joining the firm full-time, both were summer associates at Gentry Locke.
In addition to Broughton’s work as a summer associate at Gentry Locke, she also gained valuable experience working at another Virginia law firm throughout law school. Broughton has experience conducting research and drafting memoranda on legal issues related to medical malpractice, personal injuries, product liability claims, governmental immunity, limits on liability, and the admissibility of expert testimony. Additionally, she has assisted in the preparation of various pleadings, including complaints, motions, and expert designations, as well as assisting in discovery. Broughton previously served as a legislative intern to Delegate Greg Habeeb in the Virginia House of Delegates. In this role, she researched and drafted memoranda in preparation for committee hearings, as well as handled communications with Delegate Habeeb’s constituents and other members of the General Assembly.
Broughton earned her J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law, where she was on the Moot Court and Client Counseling and Negotiation Boards. She also served as secretary of the VBA Law Student Council and as a law student advisor for incoming law students. She earned her B.S. in Business – Marketing Management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
During law school, Hubbard was a summer associate with an AmLaw 100 firm in their Frankfurt, Germany office, working on matters related to banking & finance, mergers & acquisitions and intellectual property. Hubbard also interned with the in-house legal department of a Fortune 500 company, where she advocated in mediation, negotiated contracts, and pursued various litigation matters. While attending law school classes, Hubbard worked as a research assistant at Washington and Lee University School of Law on matters involving technology and privacy; and assisted in the research, writing and production of law review articles, periodicals, and two books.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Hubbard taught honors and college prep math and science in high school and middle school. She is fluent in German and Greek. Hubbard earned her J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where she was the recipient of the Jane S. Glenn Scholarship and the Intellectual Property Fellowship. She earned her B.S., cum laude, in Mathematics from the University of New Hampshire.
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