Author Chris M. Mason, a member at Jennings Strouss, counsels employers and management on all aspects of labor and employment law, including traditional labor matters, such as collective bargaining and union organizing; restrictive covenants; employment discrimination; sexual harassment; whistleblowing; retaliation; wrongful termination; personnel policies; reductions in force; trade secrets; restrictive covenants; duty of loyalty; drug and alcohol testing; and other state and federal laws, rules, and regulations.
Polsinelli Shughart Welcomes New Shareholder, Adds Labor And Employment Focus
Polsinelli Shughart has added a labor and employment focus to the firm’s Trial department with the addition of Christopher Mason, a labor and employment attorney.
Now a shareholder to the department, Mason will assist Polsinelli’s clients with a range of typical labor matters. His contribution serves as part of the ongoing strategy to expand the Polsinelli Shughart office in Phoenix.
Mason’s education reflects his new position with the firm. He obtained his law degree from the University of California’s Los Angeles School of Law in 1999. He also earned his B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from the University of California-Davis in 1996.
During his time in law school, he served as both managing and staff editor for the ULCA Law Review. Mason has experience representing clients before trial and appellate courts.
“We listen to our clients and strive to meet their growing needs,” says Ed Novak, Phoenix office managing partner. “Labor and employment matters are at the forefront of challenges for businesses and Christopher’s extensive labor and employment experience provides a valuable resource for our clients.”
Some prominent topics of Mason’s focus are aspects of labor and employment law including restrictive covenants, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination and other points of debate.
“There is a great entrepreneurial spirit at Polsinelli Shughart, as well as a commitment to excellence and value,” Mason says. “The attorneys strive to provide outstanding and creative solutions and real value to clients in the most efficient way possible.”
Mason welcomes the expanded resources of a national firm, and is excited to join one of the fastest growing firms in the country.
Polsinelli Shughart is a national law firm and recognized leader in the areas of business law, financial services, real estate and business litigation. With more than 540 attorneys, Polsinelli redefines the business of law by sharing goals, ideas and outcomes with clients. The law firm serves a variety of clients, including corporate, individual and institutional. By creating value through their legal services, Polsinelli builds enduring relationships.
For more information about Polsinelli Shughart, visit www.polsinelli.com.