Daily Journal Honors McManis Faulkner Partner Christine Peek as Top Young Lawyer in 40 under 40 Supplement

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA - May 2016

Christine Peek was honored as one of the “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” by the Daily Journal, California’s largest legal news provider. This award recognizes only 20 lawyers from Northern California and 20 from Southern California. Honorees were nominated by their peers and selected based on success within their industries and contributions to their communities. Peek was selected from hundreds of nominations from law firms, nonprofits, universities, and in-house counsel departments.

In her practice, Peek focuses on resolving business and constitutional issues through litigation in trial and appellate courts. She has litigated a wide variety of constitutional issues, including business regulation, privacy, campaign finance, lobbyist regulation, public employment, selective enforcement, illegal search and seizure, and excessive force. A CIPP/US certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Peek takes care to keep current on emerging trends in privacy law.

An active member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, Peek is currently a member of the High Technology Section. She is also a member of California Women Lawyers.

In 2015, Peek was honored by the Silicon Valley Business Journal as one of the top 40 professionals under 40 and by the YWCA Silicon Valley with a Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Award. She also received the 2014 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) Award in the area of civil rights. Peek was named a “Top Woman Attorney” by Northern California SuperLawyers in 2014 and has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by the publication from 2009-2014. She received her J.D. from the Santa Clara University School of Law (2004) and her B.A. from San Jose State University (2000).