Biography

CHRISTOPHER LECH is an Associate in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management and Litigation & Business Disputes practices. He is based in Epstein Becker Green’s New York office.

Mr. Lech:

  • Represents employers in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies and arbitration tribunals on employment-related matters involving harassment, discrimination, retaliation, breach of employment contracts, FLSA and state wage and hour compliance, and the denial of employee benefits
  • Represents management in labor-related matters, including arbitration, the defense of unfair labor practice charges, and collective bargaining negotiations
  • Assists clients with the development, administration, and governance of ERISA-qualified, multiemployer plans, including complying with ERISA’s fiduciary duty provisions and its reporting and disclosure requirements

Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Mr. Lech was an attorney at a New York City law firm that represented labor unions and various employee benefit plans.

While attending law school, Mr. Lech served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Frederic Block of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, as an Intern in the Civil Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, and as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Ronald L. Ellis of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Education

  • St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 2014)
    • Articles Editor, St. John’s Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • Hofstra University, Zarb School of Business (B.B.A., cum laude, 2011)

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Committee

Languages

  • Polish