Chris Lauderdale

Chris Lauderdale: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C. (846 Attorneys)
  • One Liberty Square, 55 Beattie Place, Suite 800, Greenville, SC 29601
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Biography

Chris Lauderdale is a Principal in the Greenville, South Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has been actively engaged in the practice of labor and employment law on behalf of poultry, pork and other food processors throughout his entire career.

Mr. Lauderdale currently focuses more than 95% of his practice on issues affecting food processing employers. Mr. Lauderdale regularly defends employers in multi-plaintiff and collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and Rule 23 class actions alleging violations of state wage payment, minimum wage, and overtime laws. Mr. Lauderdale has defended more than 50 such asserted class and collective actions. Mr. Lauderdale has extensive experience advising and representing clients in collective bargaining, representing clients before the National Labor Relations Board, representing clients in labor arbitration, and advising clients during union organizing attempts and corporate campaigns. He also regularly assists clients with immigration compliance under federal and state law.

Mr. Lauderdale has represented employers and trade organizations before various state and federal administrative agencies, state and federal trial and appellate courts and the United States Supreme Court. On issues of significance to processing employers, Mr. Lauderdale has regularly submitted amicus curiae briefs to the Federal Courts of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court and has also submitted commentary on proposed regulations. His specific practice areas further include USERRA and the WARN Act. Mr. Lauderdale is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics, including wage and hour law, immigration compliance, EEO and labor law.

Published Works

• Extraterritorial Application of the ADEA, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law (1991) [Author]

Events

Oct 11

Greenville, SC

7th Annual Greenville Labor and Employment Law Conference

When October 11, 2017 - 8:15 AM to 1:30 PM EST
Location 807 East Washington Street - Greenville, SC

Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending

Publications

April 5, 2016

Fourth Circuit Holds Insurance Fraud Investigators are Not Exempt from Overtime Pay, Creating Circuit Split

Disagreeing with a sister circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has held that insurance fraud investigators were misclassified as exempt from overtime pay under the administrative exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act, signaling that it will construe the exemption narrowly. Calderon v. GEICO General Insurance Co...

In the News

August 15, 2017
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Areas of Practice (8)

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Wage and Hour
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitality
  • Media
  • Transportation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
864-672-8044  Phone
(864) 235-1381  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com
University Attended:
Samford University, B.A., 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 1991
Year of First admission:
1991
Admission:
1991, Georgia and South Carolina; 1996, U.S. Supreme Court; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third and Fifth Circuits; 2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, First and Fourth Circuits; 2003, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; 2004, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
Memberships:

Professional Associations and Activities

•South Carolina Bar
•State Bar of Georgia

Birth Information:
1966
ISLN:
901677493

Peer Reviews

  • 4.1/5.0 (4)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    4.3/5.0
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  • Chris Lauderdale

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/24/14 in Labor and Employment on 09/24/14

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  • Chris Lauderdale

    3.2/5.0 by a Private Practice Lawyer on 09/27/09 in Labor Law on 09/27/09

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  • Chris Lauderdale

    2.8/5.0 by a Private Practice Lawyer on 09/18/09 in Employment Law on 09/18/09

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  • Chris Lauderdale

    2.8/5.0 by a Partner on 09/18/09 in Employment Litigation on 09/18/09

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