Christine Zharova

With over 15 years of experience as a trial attorney, Christine is a seasoned legal professional specializing in representing clients in complex business litigation matters and healthcare law. Joining the firm as a former partner of a prominent insurance defense firm, Christine’s extensive expertise spans various areas, including medical malpractice, healthcare risk management, product liability, catastrophic injuries, and wrongful death cases.

Christine’s experience, dedication, and passion for the healthcare sector have allowed her to excel in handling contractual disputes for her healthcare clients. Beyond litigation, she provides specialized counsel to physicians, medical practices, and innovative startups, serving as an advocate for healthcare professionals. Christine also serves as general counsel to healthcare startups, offering guidance on legal structures, compliance with state and federal laws (HIPAA, HITECH, CPM, JCAHO standards), and strategic planning.

Drawing on her extensive background in litigation, regulatory compliance, insurance coverage, and risk management, Christine employs a proactive and creative problem-solving approach. She plays a pivotal role in assisting her clients in identifying and mitigating operational risks, crafting privacy policies, implementing risk management strategies, overseeing investigations of adverse incidents, complaints, and disputes, and facilitating informal dispute resolutions.

Outside the legal realm, Christine is an avid local real estate investor, a speaker, and an engaged community member. She serves as a Director on the Board of Directors for NAMI Greater Orlando and dedicates her time as a volunteer physician coach, providing guidance to physicians navigating the complexities of the litigation process.

Christine obtained her Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a major in Finance and a minor in Business Law from the University of Miami. Christine earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, and holds an AV rating—the highest designation by Martindale-Hubbell.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Compliance with Medicare Secondary Payer Act
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • DOH Investigations and Complaints
  • Healthcare Regulatory Compliance
  • Telemedicine and Telehealth
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Commercial Litigation


  • University of Florida, J.D., 2007
  • University of Miami, 2004
    • B.B.A. Finance and Business Law

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar
Christine Zharova has received the highest rating (AV) for professional competence and ethics awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, and is consistently recognized by his peers for his professional legal prowess.

Contact Details

Let’s Connect