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Christopher M. Brain

Christopher M. Brain was called as a barrister in England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, having received his bachelor’s degree in law from Swansea University in 2019, an LLM from BPP University in 2020, and a further LLM from Cornell Law School in 2021. Mr. Brain was admitted to the New York State Bar on January 19th, 2023 and is a member in good standing.

During his law school studies in the United Kingdom, Mr. Brain gained experience assisting counsel in the English courts in an array of criminal, civil, and family law matters. Mr. Brain also spent some time shadowing District Judge Jones on the South Eastern Circuit.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Brain worked as a complex civil litigation and class actions attorney with a boutique litigation United States law firm. During this, Mr. Brain worked on a number of class actions involving securities, data privacy breaches, and toxic torts. Notably, Mr. Brain assisted with:

Town of Fairfield, et al. v. Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC,, Case No.: 20-cv-05817 (S.D.N.Y.   2022) (settled class action on behalf of institutional investors who lost large sums due to the   alleged mismanagement of the funds);
Jackson v. Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC,, Index No. 651233/2021 (N.Y.S. 2022) (settled class
  action on behalf of private investors who lost large sums due to the alleged mismanagement of   funds);
Zaluda v. Apple Inc., No. 2019 CH 11771 (class action involving alleged violations of the Illinois   BIPA legislation);
Ryan et al. v. Grief Inc., et al., Case No. 4:22-cv-40089 (D. Mass. 2022) (class action on behalf
   of over 200 residents whose water supply and topsoil had allegedly been contaminated with   "forever chemicals"); and
Huertas, et al. v. Bayer U.S. LLC, Case No. 2:21-CV-20021-SDW-CLW (D.N.J. 2022) (class action on   behalf of consumers who purchased over-the-counter pharmaceuticals which were allegedly   contaminated with benzene)

Before his admission to the New York State Bar, Mr. Brain additionally worked with vulnerable clients through the Swansea Law Clinic, dealing with sensitive family and housing law matters on a pro bono basis. Mr Brain also carried out detailed and precise research and drafted confidential memoranda on international law and policy for members of Congress and the public while working as a Global Legal Research Intern with the Law Library of Congress. Mr Brain further received specialized training in litigation while in the United Kingdom and seeks to employ his learned skills in his practice with the Firm.

Besides being a member of the Bars of New York State and England and Wales , Mr. Brain also received an accreditation as a civil and commercial mediator by ADR-ODR International in 2020.

He can be reached at: cbrain@gme-law.com.


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