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Christopher R. Henson

Chris is a partner of the law firm of Pappas Wright P.C. He is a Distinguished Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability and ethics and a Leading Lawyer by Leading Lawyers.


Employment and labor law, trial and appeals, civil rights law, personal injury and products liability defense



Litigating employment law cases under federal, state and local laws and regulations

Providing counsel to employers on employment and labor law issues

Assisting employers with all aspects of labor relations, including labor arbitrations and unfair labor practices

Litigating civil rights claims, including 1983 actions

Handling complex product liability and personal injury claims

Served as co-chair of the labor and employment group at Clausen Miller PC, an international law firm

Served as adjunct professor of appellate law at the Loyola School of Law


Southern Illinois School of Law (J.D.)

Millsaps College (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

State Courts



  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Central Districts of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeal for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Civic Activities

Legal Consultant to non-profit Lakeview Employment Group in Chicago 2011-2015

Bar Associations


Rock Island County (Illinois)

Scott County (Iowa)

Illinois Bar Association