Chris joined Boring + Boring in 2016, bringing with him considerable experience in the areas of employment law, civil litigation, and business immigration. A cum laude graduate of Valparaiso University School of Law and former chair of the Indiana State Bar Association’s Employment, Labor, and Benefits Section, Chris spent the first thirteen years of his practice with two of the largest law firms in Indiana.
As an employment lawyer, Chris provides advice and counsel to employers on compliance with federal, state, and local employment and equal opportunity laws. He has represented clients in a variety of employment litigation matters, including discrimination suits under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act, as well as wage and hour class actions, wage payment and whistleblower claims, and employee benefits litigation under ERISA. Chris was named an Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Star® in the area of Employment Litigation in 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Chris is experienced in all facets of the civil litigation process in both state and federal courts. He has represented clients in non-compete, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and securities violations cases, and is also experienced in toxic tort and family law litigation.
In addition, Chris advises and counsels employers on issues relating to employment-based immigration. He assists clients with preparing H-1B petitions for temporary workers and petitions for employment-based lawful permanent residency. He also counsels clients on I-9 compliance and a myriad of other business immigration issues.
While in law school, Chris was an extern for federal Magistrate Judge Christopher A. Nuechterlein of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. Also while in law school, Chris spent a year as an AmeriCorps volunteer fostering youth participation in community service activities in Porter County, Indiana.
Chris was admitted to practice in 2002. He is a member of the Indianapolis and Indiana State Bar Associations, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.