Christopher Feudo

Partner, Co-Chair, COVID-19 Taskforce - Boston

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617.832.1127

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Chris Feudo is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice. He focuses on representing and advising employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He defends clients against discrimination and harassment claims and represents clients in union, wage and hour and contractual disputes. Chris also counsels clients regarding personnel matters. He has advised clients in a wide range of industries, including clients in the banking, energy, retail, hospitality, food services, technology and insurance industries.

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Education:

  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
  • Brown University, A.B., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2002

Representative Experience

  • Represented developer during negotiation for first project labor agreement (PLA) for the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the United States
  • Successfully represented employer in lengthy civil investigation by the Attorney General’s office involving wage and hour claims
  • Successfully represented city and its mayor before Massachusetts Court of Appeal in appeal of dismissal of claims brought by former probationary police officer concerning termination of his employment
  • Won dismissal of disability discrimination lawsuit against energy company, with federal court ruling that unrestricted access authorization was an essential job function at a nuclear power plant (2015 WL 1456769)
  • Advised biotech company in connection with change-of-control agreements with executives which were triggered when company was acquired
  • Advised financial services company concerning complex employment and executive severance agreements, including plans to hire employees and groups of employees from competing firms
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of employer in federal race and national origin discrimination case
  • Successfully moved to dismiss numerous contract and tort claims against local community access television provider by former employees
  • Obtained preliminary injunction preventing client's former employee from working with key client on behalf of competitor
  • Successfully represented national retailer in numerous discrimination cases before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Professional Experience

  • Graduate of MCAD’s certified discrimination and harassment prevention Train-the-Trainer programs.

Honors

  • Selected as a Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for 2013 in Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Paul J. Liacos and Edward F. Hennessey Scholar
  • Managing Editor, American Journal of Law & Medicine (2006-2007)

Involvement

  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, Member
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Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit