Christy Hull Eikhoff, partner in Alston & Bird’s Litigation Practice and co-chair of the firm’s Industrials & Manufacturing Litigation Team, has been named to the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2021, one of the nation’s oldest and most sustained community leadership programs for business, civic, and community leaders.
One of 80 leaders selected for the program, Eikhoff represents clients in significant and high-profile complex commercial litigation matters, with expertise in the manufacturing and media sectors. Her work highlights include successfully representing Chinese drywall manufacturer Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd. in a high-profile, multidistrict product liability class action and defending Christopher Steele and his company, Orbis Business Intelligence, in a lawsuit brought by Russian oligarchs claiming he defamed them in his dossier about alleged links between President Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia.
Recognized for her career and community service leadership, Eikhoff has been honored by the Daily Report as a “Rising Star” in the legal community and the community at large. She is also the founder and leader of Wine, Working & Womanhood (W3), a biannual networking and support event for professional women across a spectrum of industries and markets.
Leadership Atlanta is a signature nine-month, executive-level series representing all sectors of Atlanta – education, law, nonprofit, technology, media, medicine, and government. The 51-year-old program seeks to inspire established leaders to support and help champion the betterment of the broader Atlanta community. Through retreats, full-day seminars, service projects, discussion groups, and community tours, members explore critical community issues, examine themselves as leaders, and build relationships of trust and mutual understanding.