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Angela Gibson

Chad Clark

  • Of Counsel

Education

  • Stanford Law School, Stanford, California
    • J.D.
  • University of Nebraska
    • M.A.
    • Major: History
  • United States Air Force Academy
    • B.S.
    • Honors: Distinguished Graduate
    • Major: History, Physics

Pro-Bono Activities

  • National Resources Defense Council
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Arbor Day Foundation

Biography

Integrity First, Service Before Self, Excellence in All We Do. The Air Force Academy motto has defined Chad’s approach to life since he was a cadet there. After flying reconnaissance missions as an Air Force pilot for 10 years, including combat and combat support missions in Afghanistan, Chad left the military and studied law at Stanford University.

Chad and his family moved to Cincinnati because he was provided the opportunity to work in the litigation department at one of the largest law firms in Ohio. After several years, Chad began working with healthcare employer year, helping them to manage personnel and employment issues, and gaining critical insights into how different companies treat their workers, and pushing them to do the right thing. In 2015, Chad took control of the legal functions for a local Cincinnati biotech start-up, and oversaw the growth of the company from 5 employees to 55 employees. As general counsel, Chad ensured his company treated its people well. He supervised employment legal processes, and pushed his company leadership to invest early in human resources personnel, and established equitable policies and practices.

Now as a member of Gibson Law, Chad brings his commitment to excellence, a strong sense of fair play, and substantial legal experience to bear for his clients. Chad has experience representing individuals in a wide-range claims against their employers and helping them recover the damages they deserve.  Chad represents individuals in claims involving wage-and-hour violations, discrimination in the workplace, unlawful retaliation, harassment/hostile-work environment, failure to provide medical leave, and much more.Having seen employer decision making from the inside, Chad knows there is a right way to treat people and a wrong way. For his clients, this clear vision makes Chad an effective advocate for their legal rights as employees.

Bar Admission

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit