Matthew J. Chisman Joins Kaufman & Company’s Cleveland Office as Associate Attorney
March 01, 2017Cleveland, OH – National trial and litigation law firm Kaufman & Company, LLC, welcomes Matthew J. Chisman as an associate attorney to the firm’s Cleveland office. Previously, Mr. Chisman spent four years as an associate attorney in the Business & Tort Litigation group of the Columbus, Ohio, office of Jones Day. There, his work focused on internal investigations and complex commercial litigation in areas including class actions, construction, contract disputes, and general business litigation, with a special focus on defending health care providers from actions under the federal and state False Claims Acts. Mr. Chisman also served as law clerk to the Honorable Sara Lioi of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and as judicial extern to the Honorable R. Guy Cole Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Mr. Chisman earned his J.D. summa cum laude from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2010, where he served as Articles Editor for the Ohio State Law Journal. During law school, he received CALI Awards for the highest grades in ten courses, including Appellate Advocacy, Civil Procedure, Evidence in Trial Practice, Federal Courts, and Legal Research. He also received the Top Five Brief, Final Four Oralist, and Top Ten Overall awards in Moritz’s intraschool Herman Moot Court Competition. Mr. Chisman earned a B.A. in Philosophy with a Minor in Physics at George Mason University in 2006. He is admitted to practice in Ohio and a member of the Ohio State Bar Association.