Chris represents clients various complex employment and whistleblower claims under federal and state laws, including Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank. He regularly defends employers in collective actions under the FLSA and class actions under the FCRA and state laws, including the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act and the New York Labor Law. He has successfully represented employers in numerous cases involving the ADA, ADEA, Title VII, WARN, ERISA and many other federal and state employment laws. He also advises employers concerning trade secrets and restrictive covenants, the negotiation of executive employment agreements and the employment matters connected with corporate mergers and acquisitions.
Chris’ clients include consumer products companies, health care systems, life sciences employers, professional services employers and transportation companies. He also regularly represents colleges, universities and other educational institutions.
Before attending law school, Chris worked as a consultant representing employers in the negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements and the resolution of employee grievances. He also chaired joint labor-management committees for regional and nationwide employer associations. Earlier, Chris managed the Philadelphia office of a national labor and employment law firm.