Chris J. North

Retired
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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.6391
Fax 614.719.4888
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Mr. North is a retired partner in the Vorys Columbus office and was a member of the labor and employment practice group.  He has broad experience in the areas of labor and employment law and litigation with an emphasis on employment discrimination and harassment, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour law.  He regularly represented employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the National Labor Relations Board, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor, state and local civil rights agencies, and state and federal courts, including several circuit courts of appeal and The United States Supreme Court.

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Mr. North is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association.

Mr. North has taught employment law and related topics to Japanese lawyers in Tokyo as part of the Capital University Law School's American Legal Studies Program in Japan.  He has also given presentations on sexual harassment law, the Family and Medical Leave Act, wage-hour law, and related issues to various human resources groups.

Mr. North received his J.D. summa cum laude from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law where he was a member of the Order of the Coif.  He received an MBA cum laude from the University of Cincinnati and his B.S.M.E. cum laude from the University of Cincinnati.

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