Areas of Expertise: Environmental law, public policy, community engagement, communications.
Christian Hunt is responsible for advancing Defenders' conservation objectives throughout the Southeast, with an emphasis on the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida. He promotes species conservation through grassroots campaigning; strategic communications; constituency building; and community outreach. Priorities include the defense of public lands and listed species such as the red wolf, red knot and Florida panther, among others. Christian graduated from law school in 2015, where he studied environmental law, with a particular emphasis on climate change and the law and the Endangered Species Act. Christian is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and holds a J.D. from the Charlotte School of Law, as well as a B.S. in Geography from UNC-Charlotte.