Ms. Christensen joined the Federal Community Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 2019. She serves as a Research and Writing Specialist, providing support to the Capital Trial Unit. Previously, she was a Litigation Associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, where she focused on complex civil disputes and government investigations and maintained a robust pro bono immigration practice. From 2014 to 2016, Ms. Christensen served as a law clerk to the Honorable Harvey Bartle III of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Ms. Christensen received her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in 2014 and her undergraduate degree from Brown University in 2007. She is a member of the Pennsylvania bar.