Christopher C. Murray

Christopher C. Murray (Indianapolis, Indiana)

Christopher C. Murray

Attorney in Indianapolis, IN
Articles Editor, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, 2000-2001. Law Clerk, Honorable Fred I. Parker, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. Contributing Editor, ABA/BNA Fair Labor Standards Act Treatise, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 Supplements. Chapter Editor (Wage and Hour Requirements), Indiana Employment Law Handbook — Sixth Edition, Indiana Chamber of Commerce (2008). Co-Author: with Brian L. McDermott, "A Primer On Workplace Bullying," published in the DRI's For the Defense (April 2008), and reprinted in The Update, a publication of the San Diego Defense Lawyers (Fall 2008); with Ashish S. Prasad, "Review of the Proposed Changes to the ABA Civil Discovery Standards," DRI (2005). Author: "Indiana Casino Employees Challenge FLSA Exempt Status," Indiana Employment Law Letter (November 2007); "Court Says Employees Aren't Owed Additional Pay For Time Spent Carrying Pagers," Indiana Employment Law Letter (August 2006); "Fired Iraqi American Gets — His Case To Jury," Indiana Employment Law Letter (May 2006); "Seventh Circuit Hands Victory To Employer In 'Employee Affinity Group' Case," Indiana Employment Law Letter (Feb. 2006). Secretary of Board of Directors, North Willow Farms Neighborhood Association.
317-916-2522
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.5 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Contracts
  • Labor and Employment
  • Employment Litigation
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Covenants Not To Compete
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Wage and Hour Law

Peer Reviews (12)

Peer Reviews (12)
AV Rated
4.5/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Labor Law, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Employment Contracts, Government, Labor and Employment, Wage and Hour Law and Litigation
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.5/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.5/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.5/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
4.5/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.4/5
Peer Reviews (12)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/16/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Knows his area of law well; very clear and concise in his delivery of the content; good attitude with clients
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/07/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/07/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 07/01/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I know Chris as a colleague and as a Client and he is top knotch!
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 06/30/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Of Counsel on 09/08/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I worked with Chris on a very novel wage and hour class action case and several proposed labor legislative matters in which he demonstrated all of the legal skills noted above. He has a very pleasant demeanor and has the respect of opposing counsel in litigation matters.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Associate/Assistant General Counsel on 06/30/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/15/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/30/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/29/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Chris has been my co-counsel in two high-value wage-hour cases for one of the largest food processors in the world. His knowledge of Indiana law and local court procedures has been invaluable.
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/29/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Chris has been my co-counsel in a number of high-exposure cases for a major food-processing company. His knowledge of Indiana law and local court procedures has been invaluable.
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
3.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/19/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
3/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
3/5
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Shareholder
Admission Details
Admitted in 2002, Illinois
2003, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
2004, U.S. District Court, Southern and Central Districts of Illinois, and U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
2005, U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
2006, Indiana and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
2011, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee and U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
2012, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Law School Attended
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Class of 2001
J.D.
University Attended
Case Western Reserve University
Class of 1993
B.A.
Associations & Memberships
Indianapolis (Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment Section), Indiana State and American (Member, Employment Law Section) Bar Associations.
Representative Cases
D.R. Horton, Inc. v. N.L.R.B., 737 F.3d 344 (5th Cir. 2013); New York New York, LLC v. NLRB, 676 F.3d 193 (D.C. Cir. 2012) (amicus); Zusy v. International Medical Group, Inc., 500 F.Supp.2d 1087 (S.D. Ind. 2007); Davis v. VanNatta, 438 F.3d 707 (7th Cir. 2006); Griffin v. Sisters of Saint Francis, Inc., 489 F.3d 838 (7th cir. 2006); Phillips v. City of Bloomington, 869 N.E.2d 1281 (Ind. Ct. App. 2007).

Community Contributions

Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Suite 4600, 111 Monument Circle,
Indianapolis, IN 46204
U.S.A.
Phone
317-916-2522
Fax
317-916-9076
Office Information
Office Information
Christopher C. Murray
Shareholder
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Suite 4600, 111 Monument Circle,
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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