Christopher Taylor represents employers in California state courts, in US federal courts, before government agencies, and in private arbitration. He defends employers in wage and hour class and collective actions, single plaintiff matters involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and whistleblower claims, as well as traditional labor matters in arbitration and before the National Labor Relations Board. Chris also helps employers reduce risk and prevent lawsuits by providing trusted advice and counsel when challenging labor and employment issues arise.
During law school, Chris was a lead article editor and style editor for the UC Irvine Law Review and was actively involved in pro bono work. Prior to law school, Chris lived in Lusaka, Zambia where he advised refugees and asylum seekers and worked with United Nations and Zambian government officials to advocate for the interests of the refugee community.
University of California, Irvine School of Law, 2013, J.D.
California State University, Fullerton, 2008, B.A., Speech Communication, magna cum laude
US District Court for the Central District of California
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2019)
Member, Orange County Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section