"I emphasize proactive prevention - helping my clients identify issues before they become expensive problems."
Ms. Brigid Heid practices employment law; business, commercial and employment litigation; business conflicts mediation; restrictive covenants; trade secrets; and unfair competition. She advises clients on how to avoid and resolve costly worker disputes involving hiring/termination, discipline, wage and hour, intellectual property, insurance coverage, discrimination and harassment.
Brigid joined CPM Law as a partner in April 2008, and she is chair of the Hiring Committee.
Professional Association and Memberships
Brigid is a member of the American Bar Association (Litigation & Employment Law Committees; Advisory Panel 2012); Columbus Bar Association (Elected to the Board of Governors, 2011; Labor and Employment Committee; Judiciary Committee, alternate member), Columbus Bar Foundation (Fellow), Ohio State Bar Association, TAGLaw (Principal Contact), and Women Lawyers of Franklin County (Past President).
Brigid was admitted to the State of Ohio (1990), U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (1998), U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio (1998), U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio (1991), and District of Columbia (1993).
Brigid has received the Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV® Preeminent™* and the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™.**
She has been recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer for 2013, and as an Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star in Law & Politics Magazine. She has been inducted as a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America.
Brigid is a graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, with honors.
Brigid is a member and Chair of the Health and Fitness committee of the Columbus Rotary; Past President, Board of Trustees; Past Chair, Client and Human Relations Committee and Program Committee for the The Legal Aid Society of Columbus. She has been Past President (two terms) of the Executive Women’s Golf Association, Columbus Chapter. She has also been Past Treasurer of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Beta Nu House Association.
Brigid lives in Upper Arlington with her husband, Kurt, and their rescue dog, Tundra.
*The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings serve as an objective indicator that a lawyer has the highest ethical standards and professional ability. A rating of AV® Preeminent™ denotes that an attorney has achieved the status of “Very High to Preeminent” legal ability based on recommendations from the attorney’s peers. AV® Preeminent™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.
**Less than 5% of women lawyers have been recognized with an AV Preeminent® Rating.