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Christine Hendrickson

Senior Counsel

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5836
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Christine Hendrickson is senior counsel in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where she is a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment OFCCP Compliance, Affirmative Action & Diversity Team.

Ms. Hendrickson assists clients of all sizes and industries in matters involving OFCCP proceedings, including audits, enforcement actions, and other litigation.  Ms. Hendrickson also works with clients to revamp their personnel practices; build “best practices;” and ensure compliance with mandates impacting recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, performance evaluation, discipline, and termination.  In addition, Ms. Hendrickson provides strategic advice and counseling to employers on diversity programs, reductions-in-force, pay equity and employment compliance diagnostics.  She also represents employers in a range of litigation matters challenging pay, promotion, hiring, and other personnel decisions.

Examples of Ms. Hendrickson’s work include: preparing a multi-year pay equity diagnostic for a Fortune 200 company, conducting a comprehensive employment diagnostic that culminated in a report to the CEO and the Board of Directors of a Fortune 200 company, devising alternative diversity metrics and working on a strategy to tie diversity metrics to incentive compensation, and advising major international corporate clients regarding reductions-in-force.

Christine Hendrickson is senior counsel in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where she is a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment OFCCP Compliance, Affirmative Action & Diversity Team.

Ms. Hendrickson assists clients of all sizes and industries in matters involving OFCCP proceedings, including audits, enforcement actions, and other litigation.  Ms. Hendrickson also works with clients to revamp their personnel practices; build “best practices;” and ensure compliance with mandates impacting recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, performance evaluation, discipline, and termination.  In addition, Ms. Hendrickson provides strategic advice and counseling to employers on diversity programs, reductions-in-force, pay equity and employment compliance diagnostics.  She also represents employers in a range of litigation matters challenging pay, promotion, hiring, and other personnel decisions.

Examples of Ms. Hendrickson’s work include: preparing a multi-year pay equity diagnostic for a Fortune 200 company, conducting a comprehensive employment diagnostic that culminated in a report to the CEO and the Board of Directors of a Fortune 200 company, devising alternative diversity metrics and working on a strategy to tie diversity metrics to incentive compensation, and advising major international corporate clients regarding reductions-in-force.

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School (2003)
    cum laude
    Executive Editor, Journal of Law Reform
    Carl Gussin Memorial Prize for excellence in trial advocacy
  • B.A., Colby College (1998)
    cum laude

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Presentations

  • Co-Presenter, "Pay Equity After the California and New York Equal Pay Acts: Answering the Biggest Questions," Seyfarth Shaw Webinar (January 14, 2016)

Publications