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Biography

Christopher R. Henderson is an Associate in the firm’s Labor & Employment department. He primarily represents public sector employers in labor and employment disputes including grievance arbitration, prohibited practices, and other employment related litigation. 

Christopher has extensive experience in public sector labor relations previously serving as a Staff Attorney for one of Connecticut’s largest public-sector unions. Previous to that, Christopher served as the Director of Labor Relations for the Connecticut State College and University system. Christopher is a Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), and having represented both unions and employers, Christopher brings a unique skill set to the representation of his clients. 

Christopher Henderson is a graduate of Quinnipiac University School of Law where he graduated summa cum laude. During his time in law school, he served as a Lead Article Editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review, President of the QU Chapter of the American Constitution Society, and the President of the Criminal Law Society. Christopher is the recipient of Cornelius W. Wickersham Jr. Award, the Kathy Eldergill Prize for Excellence in Employment Law, and the Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards for Contracts, Civil Procedure II, Criminal Law, Property Law, Constitutional Law, Arbitration, and Labor Law. 

Christopher has also been selected to serve as Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Committee of the Young Lawyers Executive Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association for the 2021-2022 bar year. Christopher is a member of the JFK Foundation New Frontier Network and is an Attorney Member of the Animal Legal Defense Fund.

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law
    • J.D. 2020
    • Honors: summa cum laude
  • Recipient of the Cornelius W. Wickersham Jr. Award
  • Recipient of the Kathy Eldergill Prize for Excellence in Employment Law
  • Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards for Contracts, Civil Procedure II, Criminal Law, Property Law, Constitutional Law, Arbitration, and Labor Law. 
  • Lead article editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review
  • President of the QU Chapter of the American Constitution Society
  • President of the Criminal Law Society.

Professional Associations

  • Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
  • Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Committee of the Young Lawyers Executive Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association, 2021-2022
  • JFK Foundation New Frontier Network
  • Attorney Member of the Animal Legal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut