was awarded a fellowship grant to intern for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a federal agency, whichadministers and enforces civil rights laws against workplace discrimination. While at the EEOC, Chris worked on a variety of human rights cases involvingdiscrimination based on age , disability , race and sex.
Chris has also workedwith Olanyi Parsons of OP Law (Ontario) , and Team Member of the MIT (Global) Consulting Group, Inc. (MIT). In his capacity as a lawyer, Chris’ legal work enabled him to develop a strong appreciation for the legal concerns that are present in conducting workplace investigations , particularly with respect to intersecting issues of discrimination and harassmentrelating to anti- Black racism, sexual harassment, and failure to accommodate on the prohibited ground of disability. In his legal practice at OP Law, Chris has conducted workplace employment discrimination investigations. He continues to acquire experience in his human rights practice and brings this experience and strengthto his work conducting workplace investigations.
Chris is an adept legal writer, which allows him to write clear and concise investigation reports. He has also researched and authored his own law review article regarding fan injuries at Major League Baseball games, titled: The Seventh- Inning Stretch[Er]?: Analyzing the Antiquated “Baseball Rule” and How It Governs Fan Injuries at Major League Baseball Games. That article was published in the Spring 2018 issue of the Denver University Sports and Entertainment Law Journal.
As a human rights practitioner, consultant and investigator with MIT, Chris is dedicated to advancing and promoting human rights and equality for all. He performs this work with the highest regard for confidentiality, procedural fairness, neutrality, free of biases and any form of discrimination. The foregoing principles are centered in his human rights and investigative work and guide him throughout his professional legal career.