Chris is an associate in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. He works with local, regional, and national employers in such industries as banking, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, and craft beverage, helping clients to solve complicated employment matters and comply with Oregon employment law. He has substantial experience representing employers in state and federal court, and before Oregon’s Bureau of Labor &Industries (BOLI) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) offices across the United States.
Chris guides clients in navigating tricky legal obstacles by drafting and revising employment policies to keep employers up-to-date with Oregon’s ever-changing employment laws. He also counsels frontline managers and HR professionals on avoiding lawsuits thorough the implementation of meaningful hiring and progressive disciplinary practices.