Christine Senne

Christine Senne

Of Counsel

Tampa Office
1101 West Swann Avenue,
Tampa, FL 33606
Office: (813) 514-4700
Fax: (813) 514-4701

Christine Senne practices water, environmental, governmental, and business law.

In private practice, Christine has represented clients on environmental issues such as water supply, environmental permitting, mitigation banking, and development of oil & gas rights.

Christine is a former Assistant General Counsel for the Department of Management Services, where she represented the Division of State Purchasing, the Division of Real Estate Development and Management, and the Bureau of Private Prison Monitoring. She has experience with a wide range of public contracting, commercial real estate, and procurement issues.

Christine has represented state and local governments in Florida, Tennessee, and Massachusetts on a wide range of matters, including special district formation and governance, public records, procurement, constitutional law, and public finance.

Christine has also practiced as in-house counsel to a multinational chemical corporation, where she advised her client’s global procurement team on contract law matters, including risk mitigation strategies, pre-trial conflict management, protection of intellectual property rights, and contract negotiation.

Areas of Practice

  • Water, Environmental, Governmental, and Business Law


  • Florida State University, J.D. with honors, 2006
  • Barnard College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2001

Publications and Speeches

Speaker for:

  • Florida Bar on oil & gas rights (upcoming; January 2016)

Professional Associations, Appointment and Distinctions

  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Rising Star in Environmental Law (2007)
  • Florida Bar (Environmental and Land Use Law Section Member; City, County & Local Government Law Section Member)
  • American Water Resources Association, Florida Section
  • Highlands County Bar Association