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Christopher S. Jennison

Christopher S. Jennison
Young Lawyer Member-at-Large (2023 – 2026)
Federal Aviation Administration, Washington D.C.
Syracuse University College of Law, 2016

Chris is Headquarters Team Manager for Employment and Labor Law for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Chief Counsel. a Shareholder with Parsons Behle & Latimer in Reno, Nevada and has served on its Board of Directors. In this role, Chris oversees a team of 7 attorneys in responding to and, when necessary, defending against employment suits across the country, whether in administrative (EEOC, OSC, MSPB) or federal courts. He and his team also handle complex advice matters, spanning topics like pay setting, potential disparate impact of policies, criminal behavior, whistleblowing, and retaliatory practices.

He has served as a Delegate at Large, a Delegate from the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA), and a Young Lawyer Delegate from the MSBA in the House of Delegates since 2017 and has served on the Resolution Impact and Technology and Communication Committees in the House. He is a member of the ABA Day Planning Committee and Sustainable Business Model Task Force. He previously served as an officer of the Young Lawyers Division (2020-22), and on the council of the State and Local Government Section and the Law Student Division. He served as the Law Student At-Large on the ABA's Board of Governors from 2015-16.

Chris has held his Emergency Medical Technician certification continuously since 2009, and continues to volunteer as an EMT and Board President at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad. He was Chair of the Montgomery County, MD, Commission on Juvenile Justice from 2019-22 and was a member from 2016-22. He is currently an inaugural member of the Montgomery County, MD, Police Administrative Charging Committee.

He is married to his wife, Jo, who he met through the ABA as law students, and they have a daughter, Ruth, and son Jack. Chris and Jo enjoy travelling and finding sleep when their young kids let them.