Chris Caiaccio has been practicing exclusively in the area of labor and employment his entire legal career. Chris has broad experience working with employers to assist with human resource issues including employment discrimination, non-compete agreements, employment contracts, sexual harassment, wage and hour issues, and independent contractor misclassification. He also regularly advises clients on labor relations matters such as union avoidance, unfair labor practice charges, secondary boycotts, collective bargaining, strike contingency planning, grievance and arbitration, and other matters involving the National Labor Relations Board. Chris counsels clients on labor law issues impacting employers in the construction industry including double-breasting, project labor agreements, and Davis Bacon Act compliance.
Chris has particular experience in representing clients in non-compete and trade secret litigation in state and federal court including claims for breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, computer fraud and abuse, and violation of the Stored Electronic Communication Act. He has helped clients enforce restrictive covenants and has assisted clients in navigating the hiring of employees subject to restrictive covenants including handling injunction and temporary restraining orders.
Prior to joining the firm, Chris was of counsel in the Atlanta, Georgia office of an international law firm where he focused his practice on all aspects of labor and employment law.
While attending law school, Chris served as a member of the Moot Court Board, and also served as a member of the Robert Wagner Labor Law Moot Court Team on which he represented the University of Tennessee College of Law at a national moot court competition in New York.
Chris was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Management Employment Law in 2023 and for both Management Employment Law and Labor and Employment Litigation in 2024. He is recipient of the “Specialty Partner of the Year” Award in 2020 by the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Atlanta & Georgia Chapters for his commitment and impact to the electrical industry and IEC.
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University of Tennessee College of Law J.D. (2002) magna cum laude
Florida State University B.S. (1999) International Business, magna cum laude
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
Associated General Contractors, Labor and Employment Council, Member
Georgia Chapter of Associated General Contractors, Member
Georgia Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Member
Georgia Motor Trucking Association, Members
Atlanta Chapter of Independent Electrical Contractors, Board Member (2021-2022)
American Bar Association, Committee on Practice & Procedure under the NLRA, Regional Co-Chair
American Bar Association, Committee on Development of the Law Under the NLRA, Member
Atlanta Bar Association, Member
Tennessee Bar Association, Member
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