Chris Parker is a partner in Golan Christie Taglia’s Employment Law practice group concentrating his practice on employment litigation and counseling. He has extensive experience handling cases in federal and state jurisdictions throughout the country, whether trials, appeals, arbitrations or mediations, as well as counseling clients through a wide range of employment law issues.
Chris works with clients to provide effective, efficient resolutions to a variety of complex employment and commercial litigation matters, including:
- Breach of contract
- Employment discrimination
- Wrongful termination and retaliation
- Commercial lending
- Consumer fraud
- Products liability
- Product recalls
- Commercial real estate
- Insurance coverage
Chris has an impressive track record of success and consistently obtains favorable judgments and outcomes for his clients, who include government municipalities, banks, manufacturers and other companies.
Prior to joining GCT, Chris practiced at Michael Best & Friedrich. He also previously worked on the legislative staff for former U.S. Senator Paul Simon in the United States Senate.
Chris lives in Evanston, Illinois with his wife Amanda, son George, daughter Genevieve and their miniature dachshund, Peanut. In his spare time, Chris enjoys traveling and watching his kids' sporting events.
University of Illinois College of Law, J.D.
- High Honors – Legal Writing
- Dean’s List
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A.
- Member, Trial Bar for United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2015 –present
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Chicago Bar Association
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court, Western District of Michigan
- Child’s Play Touring Theatre, Board of Directors member, 2008 – 2019