Chad M. Stonebrook, ESQ

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Chad M. Stonebrook, Esq.  |  Partner

AT A GLANCE

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POSITION
Partner
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EXPERIENCE
3 years
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PRACTICE AREAS
Civil Litigation
Real Estate
Employment Law
Landlord/Tenant Disputes
Arbitrations
Personal Injury
Business Law
Product Liability

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Chad M. Stonebrook has been licensed to practice law in Ohio since 2012.  He graduated from Capital University Law School in 2012 and from The College of Wooster in 2009 where he majored in History, and minored in Political Science and Education.  Chad is licensed by The Supreme Court of Ohio and all Courts of the State of Ohio; and The United States of America Southern District of Ohio (including bankruptcy Court).

Chad’s practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate, employment law, landlord/tenant disputes, arbitrations, personal injury, and business law.  He spent over two years working on a major copyright infringement and anti-trust case based out of the Northern District of California.  He litigated a franchisor/franchisee dispute that resulted in arbitration in Miami, Florida.  He settled a million dollar adversary proceeding in the Ohio Southern District Bankruptcy Court, and has argued in front of the Ohio Court of Appeals.  Chad has settled personal injury and defective joint replacement cases.

Chad is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and Columbus Bar Association.  He spent three summers clerking for Critchfield, Critchfield, and Johnston in Millersburg, Ohio.  He also completed internships at NiSource, Inc., The Ohio House of Representatives, and The Ohio State University Athletic Compliance Department.

Chad is a District 7 Council of Delegates Representative for the Ohio State Bar Association.  He serves as the Vice Chair and on the Prosecutorial Committee for the Columbus Bar Association Notary Committee.  He is a member of the American Association for Justice, Hilliard Optimist Club, and is Vice President of his local AM Spirit Business Connections Chapter.

Chad resides in Grandview with his wife, Emily, a pediatric resident at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  Chad enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing sports, and rooting for local Ohio professional and college teams.

SPECIFIC LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Some examples of Mr. Stonebrook’s experience include the following.

  • Spent over two years working on a major copyright infringement and anti-trust case based out of the Northern District of California.
  • Litigated a franchisor/franchisee dispute that resulted in arbitration in Miami, Florida.
  • Settled a million dollar adversary proceeding in the Ohio Southern District Bankruptcy Court, and has argued in front of the Ohio Court of Appeals.
  • Chad has litigated and settled personal injury and defective joint replacement cases. 
  • Represented local Chamber of Commerce against Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
  • Assisted large bank with merger and reviewed multiple vendor agreements.
  • Chaired sophisticated litigation involving undisclosed/covered up mold involving a large residence.

PRACTICE AREAS

Civil Litigation

Real Estate

Employment Law

Landlord/Tenant Disputes

Arbitrations

Personal Injury

Business Law

Product Liability

BAR ADMISSIONS

Ohio State Bar Association

Columbus Bar Association

The United States of America, Southern District of Ohio (including Bankruptcy Court)

The United States of America, Northern District of Ohio

EDUCATION

The College of Wooster, 2009

The Capital University Law School, 2012

PERSONAL INFO

Married to Emily, a pediatric resident at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Chad also enjoys all Cleveland sports, The Ohio State Buckeyes, and participating in (and winning) many local recreational sporting activities.

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

Nominated as Vice Chair of the Columbus Bar Association Notary Public Committee

Elected to District 7 Counsel of Delegates for the Ohio State Bar Association
- Member of Screening sub-committee