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Chris Pace • Of Counsel

Ogletree Deakins • Kansas City, Missouri

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Ogletree Deakins
Park Central Plaza
4717 Grand Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
phone 816.471.1301
fax  816.471.1303


Chris has extensive experience in the areas of employment litigation, counseling, and investigation. He represents management in all variety of employment disputes before federal and state courts and administrative agencies and before various arbitral tribunals. Chris also provides human resources counseling advice to employers on employee relations issues.

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Chris served as lead in house employment litigation counsel to a Fortune 50 company where he led a group of professionals tasked with defending domestic and international employment litigation and administrative claims. While in house, Chris directed the defense of scores of class and collective actions, defended hundreds of employment lawsuits and administrative claims, prosecuted and defended covenant not to compete matters and advised senior executives on reductions in force, HR policy and other employment issues.

Chris holds an ?AV? rating by Martindale Hubbell legal directory, and he has been named as a ?Super Lawyer? for Kansas and Missouri in 2008.


  • College: B.A., Political Science, University of Kansas, 1992
  • Law School: J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 1995

Bar Admissions

Kansas, 1995
Missouri, 1996
U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1995
United States Supreme Court, 2007
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• Employment Law