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Overview

Christopher Binns is a litigation associate handling a wide range of complex litigation matters. He represents clients in federal and state litigation and arbitration, focusing on matters relating to contract disputes, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, New York state and city human rights laws, FLSA and New York labor laws, and False Claims Act issues.

In addition Christopher conducts confidential internal investigations and counsels companies on employee handbooks, the implementation of employment policies relating to employee relations, discipline, performance management, terminations, reasonable accommodations, labor force reductions, wage and hour issues, and restrictive covenants.

Prior to starting his private practice, Christopher served as a staff attorney for the New York City Commission on Human Rights and an assistant district attorney for the Bronx District Attorney’s Office. He is currently an adjunct professor of advanced legal methods at New York Law School.

  • Effective Compliance with New York State & City Sexual Harassment Laws
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Education

  • New York Law School, J.D.
  • Virginia State University, B.A., cum laude

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Affiliations

  • Member, Federal Bar Council
  • Member, NYC Affairs Committee, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • Member, National Employment Law Council
  • Judicial Clerk, The Honorable Ronald L. Ellis, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (2012-2013)