Christopher A. Braham - McDermott Will & Emery


Christopher A. Braham focuses his practice on employment litigation and counseling.

Christopher represents employers in all stages of employment litigation, including in putative class action, single and multi-plaintiff lawsuits concerning claims for meal and rest period violations, failure to pay wages and bonuses, off-the-clock work, misclassification, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination and misappropriation of trade secrets. Christopher advocates for clients in state and federal courts and administrative agencies, including in proceedings before the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Division of Labor Enforcement Standards and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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  • The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2021 to 2024
  • Legal 500 US, Recommended Lawyer, 2023


California Minority Counsel Program, member


University of California, Irvine, BA, 2007
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, JD, 2013


Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Northern District of California
US District Court for the Eastern District of California
US District Court for the Southern District of California