Christopher P. Hampton is a Partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment and Social Media, Software & Privacy Practice Groups. Chris dedicates his practice to representing employers and management in variety of labor and employment matters.
Chris concentrates his practice on employment discrimination litigation, wage and hour compliance and litigation, and other traditional labor and employment law matters. He practices at the federal and state levels, where he has gained a plethora of experience handling employment and public discrimination matters, wage and hour litigation matters, and employment regulatory and compliance matters. He also has a breadth of experience handling general commercial litigation suits, including breach of contract actions, claims of fraud, and other business tort actions. This dual experience has led Chris to have a unique understanding of how a client’s business outlook and “bottom line” can potentially impact its litigation and compliance needs.
Prior to coming on board with Meltzer Lippe, Chris worked at Nixon Peabody LLP. He also served as a summer judicial intern with the Honorable Sandra J. Feuerstein, District Judge, Eastern District of New York while attending the Maurice A. Dean School of Law at Hofstra University. Chris earned his law degree from Hofstra University, where he graduated cum laude with a GPA of 3.7. Chris received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University.
He lives in Mineola with his wife Cascille, children Jack and Lana, and dog Corey. He is an avid softball player, voracious reader, and loves the Mets.