Christopher E. Bruce
Christopher E. Bruce is a community attorney, advocate and activist. As the lead attorney of The Bruce Firm, LLC, he fulfills his passion of helping people by providing quality legal representation. He advocates for his community as a political consultant, advising elected officials and government entities on effective and efficient policies for change. Bruce served as Deputy Campaign Manager in the highest raised State Judicial race and the Deputy Political Director for an Atlanta Mayoral candidate before he accepted the role as Director of Governmental Affairs with the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Bruce graduated Cum Laude from Georgia State University Honors Program with a degree in Political Science with a concentration in Governmental Affairs and a minor in Sociology. He later attended the University of Georgia School of Law where he served as an Honor’ Court Member and Vice-President of the Black Law Students Association. After law school, he worked as a prosecutor at the DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office. Before opening his firm, Bruce worked at an insurance defense law firm practicing Workers' Compensation and General Liability matters.
As an activist, Bruce serves his community in several ways. He was appointed to the DeKalb County Board of Ethics during a very tumultuous period in the county. He continued to advocate for change in the county by creating the DeKalb Young Professionals, an organization focused on retaining and recruiting leaders through social, educational and networking events.
Bruce is a 2013 Fellow of the New Leaders Council, member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Hands on Atlanta, Urban League of Greater Atlanta, Gate City Bar Association, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorney’s and the State Bar of Georgia. He is a recipient of the Outstanding Atlanta Award and was on the cover of Atlanta Magazine’s Millennial Issue.
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