Swanson Thomas Coon & Newton
Chris, an attorney since 1993, specializes in representing injured workers in Oregon Workers’ Compensation system. She was a staff attorney at the Workers’ Compensation Board for 2 ½ years before joining Swanson Thomas Coon & Newton in 2008. Chris is a strong advocate for her clients but also strives to make the system fairer for all injured workers. She is a co-chair of OTLA’s Workers’ Compensation policy group, executive committee member of Oregon State Bar’s Workers’ Compensation section, and is honored to have received the 2014 Doug Swanson Outstanding Workers’ Compensation Attorney Award from the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.