Chris is a member of Maynard Cooper's Labor & Employment Practice group where he represents management in a wide variety of labor, EEO and employment matters. His experience includes advising management on union organizing issues, negotiating union contracts and handling labor-management arbitrations. In addition, he has tried over thirty employment discrimination cases to successful jury verdicts and has extensive experience in appellate courts.
A highly skilled and experienced lawyer, Chris has earned the distinguished recognition as a Leading Practitioner in the area of Labor & Employment by Chamber USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business every year since 2004. He is also consistently recognized in Mid-South Super Lawyers and Alabama Super Lawyers.
Farley v. American Cast Iron Pipe Co. 115 F. 3d 1548 (11th Cir. Ala. 1997) Establishing favorable defenses for employers in sex harassment cases.
Rowell v. BellSouth Telecommunications Inc. 433 F.3d 794 (11th Cir. Ala. 2005) Establishing favorable standards for evaluating age discrimination, reduction in force case
Chambers USA, Leading Practitioner in Labor & Employment (2004-present)