Kristy Graham is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and graduated in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences. Before returning to Charlottesville for law school, Kristy taught English in Madrid, Spain and, later, worked as an analyst for Booz Allen Hamilton at its headquarters in Northern Virginia. Kristy graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2003. While in law school, she served as an Articles Editor for the Virginia Law Review.
Kristy began her legal career as a commercial litigation associate with Holland & Hart, a Denver-based law firm with over 400 attorneys in 15 offices. While at Holland & Hart, Kristy was involved in all aspects of litigation in federal and state court, from preparing pleadings and conducting discovery through drafting dispositive motions and supporting briefs. Kristy was also part of a multinational energy company’s defense team in a severance pay class action lawsuit stemming from one of the largest mergers in U.S. history. Prior to joining Carlson Lynch in January 2015, Kristy also practiced law with small firms in Pennsylvania and Colorado. Kristy’s broad array of litigation experience includes general commercial, labor, and employment, ERISA, oil and gas, real estate, and personal injury cases. Kristy works in all aspects of Carlson Lynch’s complex litigation practice.
Kristy and her husband Brian have three children.