Chris Pardi is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, FCA – North America. He was named to the position in August 2016. He is responsible for legal functions in North America, including corporate governance, commercial and corporate transactions, product litigation, dealer and trade relations, regulatory and environmental affairs and intellectual property.
Pardi joined the company in 2004 as an attorney in Tax Affairs and transferred to the Office of the General Counsel where he led employment law and benefits. Prior to joining the company, he worked at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, and in private practice with a Detroit-area law firm.
His work and academic background includes: 
  • 2016 - current, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, FCA – North America
  • 2009, Assistant General Counsel – Employment Law & Benefits
  • 2008, Senior Attorney – Tax Affairs, Chrysler LLC
  • 2004, Attorney – Tax Affairs, DaimlerChrysler 
  • 2001, Attorney – Couzens, Lansky, Fealk, Ellis, Roeder, & Lazar, P.C.
  • 1997, Manager, Tax Services Group, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • 1995, Senior Consultant, Tax Services Group, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • 1990, Senior Accountant, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • 1988, Staff Accountant, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Pardi holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Detroit Mercy (1988) and a juris doctorate from the University of Notre Dame Law School (1995).

He was born in Highland Park, Michigan.