EEOC Names Christopher Lage as Deputy General Counsel

Oct. 25, 2021, 11:15 PM

Christopher Lage will serve as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s deputy general counsel, the agency said Monday.

The deputy general counsel is “the alter ego” of the workplace civil rights agency’s general counsel, overseeing day-to-day operations of the office and its litigation program, according to the agency. Lage will serve under Acting General Counsel Gwendolyn Young Reams, who was named to the position after the Biden administration fired Trump-era General Counsel Sharon Gustafson in March.

A general counsel hasn’t yet been formally nominated.

“Chris brings to this new role a deep knowledge of the agency’s mission ...

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