Chad L. Mowery

Shareholder
Akron
222 South Main Street
Suite 400
Akron, OH 44308
P 330.849.6782
F 330.376.4577
P 330.849.6782 | F 330.376.4577

Overview

Mr. Mowery focuses his practice on the representation of manufacturers in product liability and mass tort matters on both the local and national level. Over time, this emphasis has led to the roles of serving as national counsel for a major tire manufacturer and industrial equipment manufacturer and local counsel for a heavy equipment manufacturer and medical device manufacturers. He is also a leader on the firm's eDiscovery team. Additionally, he represents local and national banks in trust and electronic banking litigation, as well as construction companies and electric utilities in a variety of litigation matters.

Experience
  • Represented a major tire manufacturer in a trial in Ohio that resulted in an unanimous defense verdict
  • Obtained summary judgment for a major tire manufacturer which was upheld on appeal by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Successfully defended clients' confidential and proprietary business information and trade secret information from disclosure attempts by both parties in litigation and third parties in courts across the U.S.
  • Provided national coordination of discovery, including the composition of discovery responses, the preparation of company witnesses for deposition, and the drafting of briefs regarding such issues, for major manufacturers
  • Advised clients as to formulation and institution of procedures and systems to handle electronic discovery requests
Services

Industries

Education

  1. Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  2. University of Notre Dame, B.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  2. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2009, 2010, 2013, 2015)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Member of USLAW E-Discovery Committee
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Insights

  1. Alerts
    SolarWinds Breach – Is My City, County, School District at Risk? (Dec 23, 2020)
    Litigation Impacts that Ohio HB 606 Will Have on Helping Ohio Businesses Defend against COVID-Related Transmission (Oct 26, 2020)
    Cyber Hygiene - Best Practices While Working Remotely (Apr 1, 2020)
    Supreme Court of Ohio Tolls Litigation Deadlines and Timelines (Mar 29, 2020)
    New Ohio Law Tolls Statutes of Limitations and Deadlines in Civil Lawsuits Due to COVID-19 (Mar 27, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    "Building your Cybersecurity Response and Recovery" - Ohio Manufacturers' Association Webinar (September 2020)
    "Cybersecurity 101: Education for Educators" - Roetzel Webinar (June 2020)
    "Mitigating Cybersecurity Risk During Your Transition Back to the Workplace" - Roetzel Webinar (May 2020)
    "Validating Tire Quality: Developing an Effective Quality Program for Imported Tires" - Roetzel & Smithers Webinar (April 2020)
    "Work At Home – Navigating Legal, Cyber and Insurance Risks in the time of COVID-19" - Roetzel & Hylant Webinar (April 2020)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel Transitioning to Virtual Work Environment (Mar 16, 2020)
    Roetzel Represents C.S.I. Enterprises, Inc. in $600 Million Acquisition by Edenred (Nov 28, 2018)

Overview

Mr. Mowery focuses his practice on the representation of manufacturers in product liability and mass tort matters on both the local and national level. Over time, this emphasis has led to the roles of serving as national counsel for a major tire manufacturer and industrial equipment manufacturer and local counsel for a heavy equipment manufacturer and medical device manufacturers. He is also a leader on the firm's eDiscovery team. Additionally, he represents local and national banks in trust and electronic banking litigation, as well as construction companies and electric utilities in a variety of litigation matters.

Experience
  • Represented a major tire manufacturer in a trial in Ohio that resulted in an unanimous defense verdict
  • Obtained summary judgment for a major tire manufacturer which was upheld on appeal by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Successfully defended clients' confidential and proprietary business information and trade secret information from disclosure attempts by both parties in litigation and third parties in courts across the U.S.
  • Provided national coordination of discovery, including the composition of discovery responses, the preparation of company witnesses for deposition, and the drafting of briefs regarding such issues, for major manufacturers
  • Advised clients as to formulation and institution of procedures and systems to handle electronic discovery requests

Education

  1. Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  2. University of Notre Dame, B.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  2. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2009, 2010, 2013, 2015)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Member of USLAW E-Discovery Committee
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Insights

  1. Alerts
    SolarWinds Breach – Is My City, County, School District at Risk? (Dec 23, 2020)
    Litigation Impacts that Ohio HB 606 Will Have on Helping Ohio Businesses Defend against COVID-Related Transmission (Oct 26, 2020)
    Cyber Hygiene - Best Practices While Working Remotely (Apr 1, 2020)
    Supreme Court of Ohio Tolls Litigation Deadlines and Timelines (Mar 29, 2020)
    New Ohio Law Tolls Statutes of Limitations and Deadlines in Civil Lawsuits Due to COVID-19 (Mar 27, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    "Building your Cybersecurity Response and Recovery" - Ohio Manufacturers' Association Webinar (September 2020)
    "Cybersecurity 101: Education for Educators" - Roetzel Webinar (June 2020)
    "Mitigating Cybersecurity Risk During Your Transition Back to the Workplace" - Roetzel Webinar (May 2020)
    "Validating Tire Quality: Developing an Effective Quality Program for Imported Tires" - Roetzel & Smithers Webinar (April 2020)
    "Work At Home – Navigating Legal, Cyber and Insurance Risks in the time of COVID-19" - Roetzel & Hylant Webinar (April 2020)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel Transitioning to Virtual Work Environment (Mar 16, 2020)
    Roetzel Represents C.S.I. Enterprises, Inc. in $600 Million Acquisition by Edenred (Nov 28, 2018)