Chrys A. Martin

Portland, OR

Chrys Martin's practice focuses on employment law and employee benefits from the management perspective. Her prior experience in human resources and management allows for practical advice to clients faced with complex employment issues. Chrys has litigated for 29 years and her practice focuses on counseling and training for private and public employers regarding employment, labor, and benefits issues including: discrimination, discipline, discharge, documentation, harassment, wage and hour, union negotiations, grievances, employee handbooks, employee contracts, employee benefits, ERISA, fiduciary liability, independent contractor agreements, non-competes, confidentiality agreements, personnel investigations, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (LLFPA), Older Worker Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA), RIF's and selected litigation. Chrys was named by Chambers USA as one of America's leading business lawyers in employment since 2006. In 2010, Chambers said “clients praise her ‘great instincts and dynamism.'” She was selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America from 2007-2010, under Labor and Employment Law. Chrys was also honored in the 2006-2009 Oregon Super Lawyers, a listing reflecting the top 5% of lawyers in Oregon based on peer recognition and professional achievement.