Christopher S. Avcollie
Christopher S. Avcollie concentrates his practice in the areas of employment law and litigation. He has represented numerous individual clients by negotiating severance agreements, non-competition agreements, licensing agreements, and other employment and business contracts. Christopher S. Avcollie has also developed expertise in employment litigation matters including breach of employment contract, wrongful termination, wage and hour claims, civil service claims, employment discrimination, FMLA violations, and First Amendment retaliation claims. Christopher S. Avcollie focuses on understanding his client’s needs and delivering cost-effective results.
Christopher S. Avcollie is admitted to practice in Connecticut state courts and the District of Connecticut. He was born and raised in Naugatuck, Connecticut, and currently resides in Middlebury. Christopher S. Avcollie earned his undergraduate degree in English and Philosophy from the University of Connecticut in 2002 where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He is also a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 2008. Christopher S. Avcollie is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps, where he served as a Military Police Officer.
Published Blog Posts
By Chris Avcollie Vaxed is the New Black: Navigating Employer-Mandated Vaccinations: In 2021 there is a new status symbol that… Continue reading Vaxed is the New Black: Navigating Employer-Mandated VaccinationsRead More
By Chris Avcollie In 1849, Henry David Thoreau was imprisoned for an act of civil disobedience. Thoreau had broken local… Continue reading Civil Disobedience and The Workplace: The Economic Consequences of Political ConscienceRead More
When it comes to freedom of religious expression in the commercial context, the corporation you work for may have more… Continue reading Oh, ye of little faith! Does the company I work for have more religious freedom than I do?Read More
By Chris Avcollie Age Discrimination in Employment: A Most Invisible Prejudice… In some ways, Western culture teaches us to honor… Continue reading Age Discrimination in Employment: A Most Invisible Prejudice…Read More
By Chris Avcollie œTo be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ˜tis nobler in the mind to… Continue reading œEmployed or Not Employed… That Is The Question!Read More
Thinking Outside the “Black Box”: The Interactive Process of Disability Accommodations During Covid-19
By Chris Avcollie œIn science, computing, and engineering, a ˜black box’ is a device, system or object which can be… Continue reading Thinking Outside the “Black Box”: The Interactive Process of Disability Accommodations During Covid-19Read More
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