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Chad M. Eggspuehler

Associate
Cleveland, OH | D 216.696.5919 | F 216.592.5009
overview

Chad Eggspuehler is a member of the Tucker Ellis Appellate & Legal Issues Group.

He has a wealth of experience working in the federal courts, having served as a law clerk to the Hon. Garrett E. Brown, Jr., Chief Judge, Trenton, New Jersey; the Hon. Harold A. Ackerman, Senior District Judge, Newark, New Jersey; and the Hon. Deborah L. Cook, Circuit Judge, Akron, Ohio. He applies this experience in crafting novel arguments on complex legal issues. Chad has written many winning briefs for product manufacturers in state and federal multidistrict litigation, touching on matters ranging from removal and Daubert/Frye issues to summary judgment and certification of state law issues. He has also penned appellate briefs filed in federal courts of appeals and an amicus brief filed in the Supreme Court of the United States.

Outside the courtroom, Chad works with the moot court programs at both The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and The University of Akron School of Law, mentors prelaw students at The University of Texas at Dallas, and volunteers for Equality Ohio.

A Dallas native, Chad became a third-generation Buckeye when he attended The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and he has lived in Northeast Ohio since 2011. An avid Buckeyes fan, Chad enjoys hikes through the national park, distance running, and games of all sorts, including trivia, card games, ping pong, and basketball.

education & admissions

education

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2008); Law Review, Editor-in-Chief (2007-2008); Managing Board (2006-2007); Moot Court, ABA Regional Top-10 Oralist (2008); OSU Top Oralist, Top-5 Brief (2007); Dean's Award
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (B.A. in Government & Politics, summa cum laude and Honors College, 2005); The UTD Mercury, Editor-in-Chief (2004-2005); Moot Court, TUMCA Top-10 Oralist of the Year (2004-2005); The Hon. Bill Archer Fellowship, Internship, The Supreme Court of the United States (2004)

state admissions

  • Ohio, 2016
  • Texas, 2008

federal admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
services & industries

service areas

experience
publications & events

Speaking Engagements

  • "The Supreme Court Year in Review – 2016-2017 Term: Mapping the New Court's Uncertain Course," 2017 In-House Counsel Summit, Tucker Ellis LLP, Cleveland, Ohio (October 2017)
  • "U.S. Supreme Court Round-Up," 2016 In-House Counsel Summit, Tucker Ellis LLP, Cleveland, Ohio (October 2016)
  • "Diversity & Discrimination: The Legal Ethics," Tucker Ellis Ohio Professional Conduct Program, Cleveland, Ohio (December 2015)
  • "U.S. Supreme Court Round-Up," 2015 In-House Counsel Summit, Tucker Ellis LLP, Cleveland, Ohio (October 2015)

Publications

honors
affiliations
in the community

Civic & Professional Involvement

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
    • Ethics & Professionalism Committee
  • Federal Bar Association
  • The Hon. Harold A. Ackerman Fellowship Selection Committee
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
    • Civil Rights & Constitutional Law Moot Court Teams, Coach
  • The University of Akron School of Law
    • Mentorship Program
    • Adjunct Faculty, Appellate Advocacy (2013)
    • Moot Court Volunteer
  • Equality Ohio, Volunteer Legal Analyst