Chris is a Partner and principal Member of BMD’s Healthcare, Labor and Employment, Litigation and Government Affairs, Public Law and Lobbying practice areas.
As a courtroom litigator, he practices in Federal and State court in Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky. Chris counsels large and small employers and agencies including medical providers of all types including hospitals, health systems and nursing homes regarding issues related to employee relations, discrimination defense, corporate litigation, reimbursement and compliance disputes. Chris has extensive experience litigating Nation Labor Relations Board Charges on behalf of his healthcare and non-healthcare employer clients. Chris also serves businesses and their valued employees in criminal investigations from administrative agencies. Chris also leads BMD's White Collar Crime practice group defending these same business agents after criminal charges have been brought in state and federal court.
In addition, Chris counsels and defends employers in the contemporary and fluid world of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA). This area of law continues to expand, especially amidst the COVID-19 health crisis.