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Christopher L. Brigham | MERITAS™ Board of Directors

Christopher L. Brigham has been elected to serve a three-year term as a member of the Board of Directors of MERITAS.  MERITAS is a business alliance of more than 7,000 lawyers in 175 independent member firms in 80 countries around the globe that are dedicated to providing business clients access to sophisticated legal advice and exceptional service.  Its purpose is to create closer integration among its members to better serve business clients with worldwide legal needs. Each independent member firm is held accountable to rigorous membership requirements and service standards.  MERITAS was launched in February 2002 to enhance the eleven-year relationship forged by the members as Commercial Law Affiliates, of which Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. was a founding member. (  

Attorney Brigham currently serves as a member of the Meritas U.S. Leadership Committee and is Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Section.  He is a Shareholder with UKS and Chairman of the Employment Practices Group.  He focuses his practice on representing and counseling schools and businesses with respect to workplace and employment law issues. He defends clients in a wide variety of employment claims in both federal and state court. Mr. Brigham also represents and counsels clients on matters before the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, the Department of Labor and the Workers’ Compensation Commission.