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Aaron M. Christensen

PRACTICE AREAS
Employment and Labor Law
Cooperative Law

EDUCATION
Juris Doctor
University of Virginia
School of Law
1993

B.A. in Economics
magna cum laude
Wake Forest University
1990

OFFICE 
7300 Carmel Executive
Park Drive
Suite 225
Charlotte, NC 28226 
Main phone:
704.522.1616
Fax: 704.522.7111

Direct phone:
704.927.2042
christensen@smithchrist.com

 

 

In his day-to-day practice, Mr. Christensen counsels Cooperatives on a broad range of personnel and corporate matters. When legal matters become adversarial, Mr. Christensen represents Cooperatives during initial administrative proceedings through the appellate level of litigation.  Mr. Christensen regularly advises and defends on matters arising under the various anti-discrimination and employment law statutes.  His corporate litigation experience includes defending complex fiduciary claims against a Cooperative and its Board.

Mr. Christensen and the firm provide experienced representation in the union context including, election matters, grievance proceedings and collective bargaining.  Mr. Christensen also practices in the areas of general Cooperative business concerns, Board of Director issues, contract negotiations, Cooperative/member relations, territorial assignment issues, electric distribution system issues and Cooperative subsidiary activities.

Mr. Christensen is admitted to the North Carolina and South Carolina Bars, all Federal District Courts in North Carolina and South Carolina, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.  Mr. Christensen is a certified mediator and regularly appears as a featured speaker and CLE instructor at seminars on labor, employment and employee benefit matters.  He is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar and the Electric Cooperative Bar Association (ECBA).  Mr. Christensen maintains an AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell, signifying his reputation in the legal community for the highest levels of skills and integrity.   (Click Here for more information about Martindale-Hubbell.)

 



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