Will the Biden administration be Obama 2.0 for employers, or could we see a more progressive agenda? How will Biden’s Labor Department address gig economy employers who classify workers as independent contractors? What workplace safety protections can we expect now that employees are coming back to work? How will employers experience the changes on the front lines as the DOL seeks to dramatically expand its investigatory resources? Join Perkins Coie Senior Counsel Christopher Wilkinson for a discussion of what it takes to get things done in D.C., based on experience gained as an associate solicitor in the Labor Department during the Obama administration.

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Chris Wilkinson

Chris Wilkinson maintains a broad litigation and advice practice in labor and employment, wage-and-hour, federal contractor compliance, equal pay, government relations, and administrative law. He represents multinational employers, advising and counseling on the full range of employment and compliance matters arising out of…

Chris Wilkinson maintains a broad litigation and advice practice in labor and employment, wage-and-hour, federal contractor compliance, equal pay, government relations, and administrative law. He represents multinational employers, advising and counseling on the full range of employment and compliance matters arising out of federal and state laws.

Chris’ current practice focuses on counseling employers and litigating pay equity matters arising out of federal and state claims. He helps clients navigate large-scale government investigations and litigation arising out of discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, and other enforcement matters. He also investigates highly sensitive matters at the executive level, ensures legal compliance in diversity and inclusion efforts, and strategizes regarding labor and employment risks arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.