A native of California, Christensen has a bachelor’s degree in international relations from San Francisco State University. He obtained both his master’s degree and his law degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. After first handling corporate legal matters, he became interested in personal injury law and worked at a large firm for about two decades before branching out on his own. Christensen has a top-notch reputation in Michigan when it comes to personal injury, auto accident, and brain injury cases. He holds an “AV Preeminent” rating from the respected legal network Martindale-Hubbell, recognizing him for the highest legal ability and ethical standards. He has been ranked as one of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Lawyers” since 2012 and was named “Lawyer of the Year” for 2019 for representing plaintiffs in Detroit in personal injury litigation. In addition, Christensen was one of only 25 attorneys in 2012 to be named a “Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. He also has been recognized as one of the top 100 lawyers in Michigan and top 50 consumer lawyers in Michigan.