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Christopher T. Patrick

Principal
Denver

P 303-876-2202
F 303-892-5575
Christopher.Patrick@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Christopher T. Patrick is a Principal in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses equal employment opportunity, including proactive pay equity analyses, compliance with regulations promulgated by the Office of Federal Contracts Compliance Programs (OFCCP), statistical analyses of potential discrimination in employment practices, and defending employment practices in OFCCP audits and investigations.

While attending law school, Mr. Patrick served as on the Editorial Board for The Journal for the National Association of Administrative Law Judges

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Patrick practiced in boutique firms in Los Angeles and Denver and centered his practice on civil litigation, including issues of employment discrimination, non‑competition agreements, protection of intellectual property rights, and other employment-related issues.

Honors and Recognitions

Chambers USA 2019 - Christopher T. Patrick

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Pay Equity: Identifying and Mitigating the Risks of Potential Pay Discrimination,” Local Job Network (Webinar, September 2016) (presenter)
  • “How to Identify Potential Barriers in Your Hiring Process,” Hospitality Human Resources Association (Denver, CO, August 2016) (presenter)
  • “How to Conduct Effective Outreach and Recruitment,” Local Job Network (Webinar, April 2016) (presenter)
  • “How to Conduct Effective Outreach and Recruitment,” Local Job Network (Webinar, December 2015) (presenter)
  • “Recruiting Regulation & Affirmative Action: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You,” Recruiting Trends (Orlando, FL, November 2015) (presenter)

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August 27, 2019
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Christopher Patrick Comments on Implications of the Latest Wave of Pay Equity Legislation for Employers

August 27, 2019

Christopher Patrick comments on pay equity legislation and best practices to prevent unexplained pay disparities in "The March Toward Ensuring Pay Equity," published Material Handling & Logistics. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 16, 2019
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Laura Mitchell, Christopher Patrick, Suzanne Donnelly Corwin and Lisa Marsh Author "Unpacking The OFCCP's Proposed Audit Compliance Letters"

August 16, 2019

Laura Mitchell, Christopher Patrick, Suzanne Donnelly Corwin and Lisa Marsh author "Unpacking The OFCCP's Proposed Audit Compliance Letters," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 25, 2019
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2019 Edition

April 25, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (April 25, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.... Read More

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March 21, 2019

Rethinking Pay Equity: Who is ‘Comparable’ for Pay Equity Purposes?

March 21, 2019

This is the second article in our four-part series titled “Rethinking Pay Equity,” designed to provide practical guidance to help employers understand and address the many new rules, regulations, and best practices around pay equity in preparation for Equal Pay Day 2019. This article focuses on identifying “who” will be compared for... Read More

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EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting: The “Nuts and Bolts” of Filing Component 2

August 7, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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Contractually Speaking: OFCCP Mid-Year Update

June 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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OFCCP Releases FAQs for Campus-Type Environments
September 5, 2019

Avid readers have seen that OFCCP has been busy this summer.  In August alone, the Agency attended the 2019 ILG National Conference in Milwaukee, issued FAQs on student workers, proposed a new rule regarding religious exemptions, introduced a new Ombudsperson, opened a contractor assistance portal and issued multiple technical assistance Read More

OFCCP Issues New Guidance on Validation, Practical Significance, and Project-Based Workers
July 29, 2019

The official rules and authority that govern OFCCP’s actions are set forth in the federal regulations at 41 CFR 60.  These regulations go through notice and comment, as well as substantive review to ensure the appropriate balance of OFCCP’s jurisdiction and tools against the burden they pose on the contactor community.  Due to the formal. Read More

OFCCP Rolls Out Changes to its Functional Affirmative Action Plan Program
July 26, 2019

Functional affirmative action plans (FAAPs) are not new.  While the regulations require AAPs be prepared on an establishment-basis, OFCCP has permitted contractors to structure their AAPs by “function” or “business unit” – with Agency approval. Read More