Christine A. Roy Attorney Profile

“ The most rewarding part of being an attorney at Rutter & Roy is that through our work we support the day-to-day life and activities of millions of people. ”

— Christine A. Roy

Christine A. Roy, Partner,
joined the firm in 1999. She focuses primarily on environmental law, and has extensive experience in land use law, railroad law, transportation law, pipeline law and appellate practice. Christine has handled right of way acquisitions involving interstate natural gas pipeline projects, and has been lead counsel on approximately 100 condemnation actions filed in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey (Newark and Trenton combined) in connection with four major interstate natural gas pipeline projects.

Reported Cases:
Stevens v. Bd. of Trustees of Pub. Employees’ Ret. Sys., 294 N.J. Super. 643 (App. Div. 1996)
Brian W. Clymer v. Summit Bank Corp., 320 N.J. Super. 90 (Ch. Div. 1998)
Stevens v. Bd. of Trustees of Pub. Employees’ Ret. Sys., 309 N.J. Super. 300 (App. Div. 1998)
Consolidated Rail Corp. v. State of New Jersey, Director, Division of Taxation, 19 N.J. Tax 378 (App. Div. 2001)
Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC v. 2.510 Acres of Land in the Borough of Swedesboro, Gloucester Cty. 86 F. Supp. 3d 291 (D.N.J. 2015)
Del. Riverkeeper Network v. Sec’y, Pa. Dep’t of Envntl. Prot., 833 F.3d 360 (3d Cir. 2016)

Professional Affiliations:
Christine is a member and past president of the International Right of Way Association, New Jersey Chapter 15 (2003 – present), the New Brunswick Bar Association (Financial Secretary, 2002 – 2003; Secretary 2003 – 2004), the Middlesex County Bar Association, the Monmouth County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Energy Bar Association.

Bar Admissions:
1992, New Jersey
1992, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
2015, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
2016, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit

Christine is a graduate of St. Mary’s College (B.A., 1988) and William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 1992).