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Christopher J. Stevens

Associate
Albany

P 518-512-8700
F 518-242-7730
Christopher.Stevens@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Christopher J. Stevens is an Associate in the Albany, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in all phases of litigation. Mr. Stevens also provides preventive advice and counseling. 

Mr. Stevens is a practical, passionate advocate who genuinely enjoys working with clients to understand their problems and develop workable solutions. He has experience representing employers in both state and federal court, as well as in administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and New York State Division of Human Rights. 

While attending law school, Mr. Stevens was a member of the editorial board of the Albany Law Review and the Moot Court Executive Board. Mr. Stevens was also the champion of the Karen K. McGovern Senior Prize Trials.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Albany County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association

Published Works

  • “An Empirical Study of Dissent at the Third Department,” Albany Law Review (Spring 2011) [Author]
  • “Beating Around the Bush:  Reforming the Political Question Doctrine and Creating a Necessity-Based Exception,” Center for Judicial Progress (February 2011) [Author]

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August 13, 2018

Class Action Trends Report Summer 2018

August 13, 2018

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics: Disparate impact — discrimination by the numbers Is the FCRA class the new FLSA wage and hour class? Other class action developments... Read More

May 1, 2018

Class Action Trends Report Spring 2018

May 1, 2018

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics: Computer-age class action traps #MeToo: A viral movement, a wave of claims The ADA applies in cyberspace, too Online job assessments... Read More

January 22, 2018

Class Action Trends Report Winter 2018

January 22, 2018

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics: Minimum wage: Tip traps The legislation Regulatory roundup Prevention pointer Meanwhile, in the states … Jackson Lewis advocates... Read More

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Second Circuit Makes it Official (Again): FLSA Claims are Subject to Arbitration
December 18, 2017

Stating unequivocally what it previously had assumed, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently held that FLSA claims are arbitrable, notwithstanding the requirement that FLSA litigation settlements be “supervised.”  Rodriguez-Depena v. Parts Authority Inc., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 24995 (2nd Cir. Dec. Read More

Murphy Oil Case Scheduled for Oral Argument
July 21, 2017

In January, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil USA, Case No. 16-307, Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, Case No. 16-285 and Ernst & Young LLP v. Morris, Case No. 16-300, consolidating them for argument.  The U.S. Read More

Department of Justice Changes Stance on Class Action Waivers in Favor of Employers
June 19, 2017

In a fascinating turn of events, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) switched sides in a critical pending Supreme Court case last Friday. The three consolidated cases—National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil USA, Case No. 16-307, Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, Case No. 16-285 and Ernst & Young LLP v. Read More