Christopher Benoit

Job Title: Board of Directors

Christopher Benoit is an attorney at The Law Office of Lynn Coyle PLLC and a staff attorney with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc.  Mr. Benoit has worked alongside workers and unions in Mexico and the United States since 2003 and has practiced employment, labor, civil rights, and human rights law for seven years. 

When he first moved to El Paso, Chris started the Economic Justice Program (EJP) in El Paso, Texas as an attorney with Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project. Through his work, EJP helped to raise the profile of wage theft through the innovative combination of organizing and litigation.  Under Chris’ watch, the EJP supported the organization of hundreds of workers, changes in state and local laws, the recovery of hundreds of thousands of dollars of stolen wages, and the creation of a permanent worker center.

Christopher’s current practice is focused on employment law, police misconduct, and corporate litigation.  Christopher also provides legal support for small businesses and non-profits that work in the El Paso region and internationally.