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Associate - Christopher E. Engler

Christopher E. Engler

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Chris Engler focuses his practice in the area of labor and employment law. He assists both public and private sector clients in a wide range of labor and employment matters, including grievance and interest arbitrations, prohibited practice proceedings before the State Board of Labor Relations, and claims of employment discrimination and retaliation before the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. Chris also defends employers in lawsuits filed in both state and federal court.

Prior to attending law school, Chris held positions in human resources and nonprofit management. During law school, Chris worked for the Cornell University Counsel’s Office and held an externship with Cornell’s Office of Workforce Policy and Labor Relations. Prior to joining the firm, Chris was a Summer Associate with Shipman & Goodwin.

Distinctions

  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Employment & Labor (2018)
  • CALI Excellence Awards for Water Law Theory and Practice (Fall 2011), Business Organizations (Spring 2012), Labor and Employment Arbitration (Fall 2012) & Biblical Law (Spring 2013)
  • Notes Editor on the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy
  • Executive Vice Chancellor of the Cornell Moot Court Board
  • First-Year Lawyering Program Honor’s Fellow

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Public Employer Labor Relations Association
  • Labor and Employment Relations Association

Community Involvement

  • Statewide Legal Services of CT, Inc. Pro Bono Family Law Clinic
  • Fred D. Wish School Volunteer Tutor Program

Events

November 13, 2018  CLE Event: Webinar: HR Policies in Review: Essential Guide to Employee Handbooks
October 25, 2018  CLE Event: 2018 Labor and Employment Fall Seminar
October 4, 2018  October 4, 2018 - Sexual Harassment Prevention Training - Hartford
May 4, 2018  CLE Event: Labor and Employment Spring Seminar: 2018 Public Sector Legal Update
February 9, 2018  7th Annual Labor and Employment Updates and Topics of Interest Seminar to the Fire Service
November 2, 2017  CLE Event: 2017 Labor and Employment Fall Seminar
October 17, 2017  October 17, 2017 - Sexual Harassment Prevention Training - Hartford
October 13, 2017  Accessibility in the DigitalĀ Age: Requirements and Best Practices
May 19, 2017  2017 Annual Conference of the Connecticut Association of School Personnel Administrators (CASPA)
April 6, 2017  April 6, 2017 - Sexual Harassment Prevention Training - Hartford
March 10, 2017  CLE Event: Labor and Employment Spring Seminar: 2017 Public Sector Legal Update
February 28, 2017  CLE Event: Webinar: Legal Guide to Hiring the Right Employee the Right Way
January 6, 2017  6th Annual Labor and Employment Updates and Topics of Interest Seminar to the Fire Service
October 27, 2016  2016 Labor and Employment Fall Seminar
June 21, 2016  Important CT College and University Update on the New Federal Overtime Rule
March 17, 2016  Labor and Employment Spring Seminar: 2016 Public Sector Legal Update
December 1, 2015  December 1, 2015 - Sexual Harassment Prevention Training - Hartford, CT
October 23, 2015  2015 Labor and Employment Fall Seminar
March 19, 2015  Labor and Employment Spring Seminar: 2015 Public Sector Legal Update
March 13, 2014  Labor and Employment Spring Seminar: 2014 Public Sector Legal Update

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Education

  • Cornell Law School, J.D., 2013, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • Cornell University, B.S., 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of CT
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