Christopher J. Schulte is a Partner in the Litigation Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.
Mr. Schulte advises and litigates on behalf of agricultural and seasonal employers and employer associations on business immigration and employment matters, including wage and hour and H-2A and H-2B non-immigrant worker program compliance matters. He is also a registered lobbyist, advocating before Congress and Federal agencies on immigration, agriculture, labor, and insurance issues.
Mr. Schulte was an associate previously at CJ Lake, LLC. After earning his Bachelor’s degree with honors from Harvard University, he worked in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia while completing his J.D. at Georgetown University Law Center. He has served as a judicial law clerk in trial and appellate courts in New Hampshire and New York. In private practice in firms in New York and Washington, DC, he has successfully litigated on behalf of employers, insurance companies, and employee benefits funds in federal courts nationwide on a range of issues, including employment, labor and ERISA issues, as well as insurance coverage and banking matters.