Christopher M. Curran

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Senior Associate
Miami,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone305.808.2105

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Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare
 
University Boston College, B.A., 1999
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2003
 
Admitted2003, Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida; Florida Court of Appeals for the First District
 
Memberships 

Memberships
•Florida Bar, Labor & Employment Law Section
•Florida Bar, Workers' Compensation Section
•Florida Bar, Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section
•Sports Lawyers Association
•Hispanic National Bar Association

 
BornMiami, Florida, September 25, 1977
 
Biography

Chris Curran devotes his practice to working with employers on a broad range of labor and employment matters.

He has defended numerous employers, organizations, insurance carriers, and third party administrators in workers' compensation matters. Chris has also represented health care clients during labor organizing activity, as well as during contract negotiations and collective bargaining. Chris has prepared employee handbooks for a construction industry client. Chris has also been intimately involved in the investigation of and defense against grievances filed against health care industry clients, and assisted in the arbitrations arising from those grievances. Chris has extensive experience in Florida state courts in jurisdictions from Miami-Dade to Escambia counties.

Prior to joining Ford Harrison, Chris served as an associate in the Miami office of a large, international general services law firm where he focused his practice on the representation of employers in workers' compensation matters.

Prior to law school, Chris worked in the front office of the San Diego Chargers, assisting the vice president in contract negotiations and salary cap matters. During law school, Chris worked in the front office of the Cleveland Browns, assisting the vice president/general counsel with general litigation, contract negotiations, and workers' compensation matters.

Publications
•Healthcare Legal Alert:The Full Quorum Strikes Back - NLRB's Ambush Election Rules Revived February 20, 2014
•Legal Alert:New York Law Makes Misclassification of Workers in the Transportation Industry More Costly than Ever February 5, 2014
•Georgia Employment Law Letter
HR Hero September 15, 2013
•Legal Alert:Federal Court Finds NLRB Acting General Counsel Solomon's Appointment Invalid August 29, 2013
•Legal Alert:6th Circuit Affirms NLRB, Requires Overwhelming Community of Interest To Challenge Bargaining Units August 19, 2013

Media Coverage
•Legislating Better Work/Life Balance August 14, 2014
•Healthcare Legal Alert:The Full Quorum Strikes Back - NLRB's Ambush Election Rules Revived February 20, 2014
•Legal Alert:New York Law Makes Misclassification of Workers in the Transportation Industry More Costly than Ever February 5, 2014
•Legal Alert:Federal Court Finds NLRB Acting General Counsel Solomon's Appointment Invalid August 29, 2013
•Legal Alert:6th Circuit Affirms NLRB, Requires Overwhelming Community of Interest To Challenge Bargaining Units August 19, 2013
•Ford & Harrison Adds Employment Litigator in LA October 28, 2010
•Legal Review: People September 2, 2010

 
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The Full Quorum Strikes Back - NLRB's Ambush Election Rules Revived
Louis P. Britt,Christopher M. Curran,Thomas H. Keim, February 24, 2014
Executive Summary: With a full quorum of Board members and a 3-to-2 political majority in the Democrats' favor, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has resurrected proposed rule changes that would drastically affect future representation elections and hamstring an employer's ability to...

New York Law Makes Misclassification of Workers in the Transportation Industry More Costly than Ever
Christopher M. Curran,Salvador P. Simao, February 10, 2014
Executive Summary: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed the "New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act," which will have a significant impact on employers in the transportation industry by changing the tests used to determine whether a worker is an...
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Christopher M. Curran

100 S.E. 2nd Street, Suite 4500
MiamiFL 33131




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