Christina Compagnone (Stierhoff) serves as Senior Managing Counsel with the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). She has worked primarily on First Amendment issues, with a specific focus on student and employee rights, as well as international human rights. In 2021, she received the R. Edwin Burnette Jr. Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the Virginia State Bar Young Lawyer’s Conference. Christina received a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Affairs with Distinction from the University of Virginia, and her Juris Doctor with Honors from Regent University School of Law. She served as a Staff Editor for the Regent University Law Review and a Senior Editor for the Journal of Global Justice and Public Policy, where she authored a comment published in the Journal addressing the European Court of Human Rights’ decision protecting the life of an unborn child in Parrilo v. Italy. Prior to her work for the ACLJ, Christina garnered legal experience during her apprenticeships at the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of Virginia Beach and the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ). Additionally, Christina received the Best Brief – Regional Award and the Second Best Brief – World Award in Oxford University’s Price Media Law Moot Court Competition in 2016. Christina is admitted to practice law in the state of Virginia and Washington, D.C.