Christopher L. Slaughter
(304) 526-8140
Office: Huntington
J.D. University of Kentucky
B.A. Marshall University
Licensure: KY | OH | WV
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Speaking Engagements

September 2009: "Implementing a Reduction in Force: Legal and Practical Advice," Mid Ohio Valley Society for Human Resource Management, Marietta, Ohio

July 2009: "Employment Law 101: A Primer for Supervisors," Volunteer West Virginia, South Charleston, West Virginia

May 2009: "Implementing a Reduction in Force," Charleston Society for Human Resources Management, Charleston, West Virginia

February 2009: "Card Check Update: What Employers Should Do Now to Prepare for a Union Campaign," Huntington Chamber of Commerce, Huntington, West Virginia

January 2009: "Change: The Uncut Version - What Employers Can Expect from the Obama Administration," Contractors Association of West Virginia Mid-Winter Meeting, Orlando, Florida

September 2008: "Labor Law Update," West Virginia Hospital Human Resources Association Annual Meeting, Flatwoods, West Virginia

August 2007: "Conducting a Successful Union Campaign For the Employer," West Virginia Healthcare Association Assisted Living Conference, Charleston, West Virginia

January 2007: "The Top Ten Things Every Employer Should Know About West Virginia Employment Law," Contractors Association of West Virginia Mid-Winter Meeting, Aruba

Contributing author for the American Bar Association's treatise Employee Benefits Law (2nd Ed., 2001)

Key Experience

Helped federal prosecutors by investigating picket line violence, including murder
Defended employers in unfair labor practice charge litigation before the NLRB
Helped employers defeat union organizing campaigns

Memberships & Awards

Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
Best Lawyers® 2019 Charleston, WV, Employment Law – Management, Lawyer of the Year
The Best Lawyers in America®
Recognized in Law & Politics Magazine's Virginia/West Virginia Super Lawyers®
Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia Bar Associations
Past President, Tri-State Society for Human Resource Management