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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 the co-Chair of Seyfarth’s Pay Equity Group and a core member the firm’s Labor & Employment OFCCP, Affirmative Action & Diversity Consulting Team.
 
Ms. Hendrickson has a national practice where she assists clients of all sizes and industries in matters involving pay equity and OFCCP proceedings.  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, and employment compliance diagnostics.
 
Ms. Hendrickson has overseen the preparation of hundreds of affirmative action plans and defended OFCCP audits in every Region, including desk audits, onsite audits, and glass ceiling reviews. In addition, she works with employers in all industries, including Fortune 100 technology, retail, financial services, professional services, hospitality, and manufacturing companies, to direct proactive systemic pay analyses to proactively analyze their pay systems, including base pay, merit increases, bonuses, and incentive compensation.
 
Ms. Hendrickson frequently speaks at national conferences on pay equity and OFCCP compliance.  She receives national media coverage of her observations about issues involving employment-related issues, including pay equity, workplace metrics, affirmative action, and diversity. 
Christine Hendrickson is senior counsel in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where she the co-Chair of Seyfarth’s Pay Equity Group and a core member the firm’s Labor & Employment OFCCP, Affirmative Action & Diversity Consulting Team.
 
Ms. Hendrickson has a national practice where she assists clients of all sizes and industries in matters involving pay equity and OFCCP proceedings.  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, and employment compliance diagnostics.
 
Ms. Hendrickson has overseen the preparation of hundreds of affirmative action plans and defended OFCCP audits in every Region, including desk audits, onsite audits, and glass ceiling reviews. In addition, she works with employers in all industries, including Fortune 100 technology, retail, financial services, professional services, hospitality, and manufacturing companies, to direct proactive systemic pay analyses to proactively analyze their pay systems, including base pay, merit increases, bonuses, and incentive compensation.
 
Ms. Hendrickson frequently speaks at national conferences on pay equity and OFCCP compliance.  She receives national media coverage of her observations about issues involving employment-related issues, including pay equity, workplace metrics, affirmative action, and diversity. 

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude (2003) 
    Executive Editor, Journal of Law Reform
  • B.A., Colby College, cum laude (1998) 

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia

Courts

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

Presentations

  • "Navigating Salary History Bans From Coast to Coast," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (October 25, 2017)
  • Co-Presenter, "Pay Equity After the California and New York Equal Pay Acts: Answering the Biggest Questions," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (January 14, 2016)

Publications