Christopher R. Henson

Chris is a partner of the law firm of Pappas O’Connor P.C. He is a Distinguished Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability and ethics and a Leading Lawyer by Leading Lawyers.

Focus

Employment and labor law, trial and appeals, civil rights law, personal injury and products liability defense

 

Expertise

Litigating employment law cases under federal, state and local laws and regulations

  • Providing counsel to employers on employment and labor law issues
  • Assisting employers with all aspects of labor relations, including labor arbitrations and unfair labor practices
  • Litigating civil rights claims, including 1983 actions
  • Handling complex product liability and personal injury claims
  • Served as co-chair of the labor and employment group at Clausen Miller PC, an international law firm
  • Served as adjunct professor of appellate law at the Loyola School of Law

Education

Southern Illinois School of Law (J.D.)

Millsaps College (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

State Courts

Illinois

Iowa

  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Central Districts of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeal for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Civic Activities

Legal Consultant to non-profit Lakeview Employment Group in Chicago 2011-2015

Bar Associations

Member

Rock Island County (Illinois)

Scott County (Iowa)

Illinois Bar Association