Cristopher D. Jones is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group. He advises clients of all sizes on the design and administration of retirement, health care, employee compensation and wellness arrangements. Cristopher also counsels employee benefit plan administrators and trustees concerning their fiduciary obligations under ERISA.
In addition, Cristopher advises public and private companies on employee benefits issues related to mergers, acquisitions and debt offerings. He also helps employers, benefit plans and health care companies comply with HIPAA’s privacy, security and breach notification rules.
Before joining Proskauer, Cristopher was an employee benefits and executive compensation attorney at Eversheds Sutherland and a law firm in Baltimore, Maryland. He also has served as benefits counsel to a Fortune 50 financial services company, as a law clerk for the U.S. Department of Justice, and as a legal extern for the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
Cristopher helps victims of domestic violence secure civil protection orders against their abusers and advises small charities about their employee benefit plans as pro bono public service. He is also active on the boards of the WCL Lambda Law Alumni Association, DC Benefits Attorneys and Friends of Reservoir Hill.