Chad McLain

chad@gravesmclain.com

William “Chad” McLain is a leader in the field of personal injury law. Chad handles injury and death claims arising from serious automobile, trucking collisions and life-altering accidents. He has recovered millions of dollars in settlements, awards and verdicts for his clients. As a former insurance claims specialist, he has a keen understanding of the ins and outs of the insurance industry. Chad is passionate about pursuing justice for his clients injured through the negligence of others. He focuses his practice in personal injury, wrongful death, medical negligence, business contract litigation, and insurance bad faith.

Chad is active in the community through various professional and university-affiliated organizations. Currently the President for Tulsa Lawyers for Children, a non-profit organization providing legal services to deprived children in the Tulsa County District Court. He is a member of the Tulsa County Bar Foundation, and has held leadership positions within the Tulsa County Bar Association and Tulsa County Bar Foundation for many years including Chair of the Law Week, Community Outreach and Bench & Bar Committees and Chair of the TCBA’s Pro Bono Celebration. Chad also serves as the Secretary of the Board for the Summit Club. Additionally, Chad has served on the University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane Club Board of Directors for many years in various leadership positions.

The attorneys of Graves McLain law firm volunteer their time to various community and charitable organizations like “Lawyers Against Hunger” and “Tulsa Lawyers for Children”. TLC handles deprived children cases at the juvenile bureau where the Public Defender’s office has a conflict. They represent minors who are adjudicated deprived and are in the custody of the Department of Human Services.

Education
University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D., 2001
Wofford College, B.A., Finance, 1991

Bar Admissions
Admitted to the Bar, 2002
Oklahoma State Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Memberships
American Association of Justice
Oklahoma Bar Association
Tulsa County Bar Association
Oklahoma Association for Justice

Recognitions/Contributions
President, Tulsa Lawyers For Children, 2014
Secretary of the Board, Summit Club, 2014
Chairperson, Capital Campaign Committee, 2014
Named “Super Lawyer”, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014
Rated “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
Recipient, CALI Excellence Award in Insurance Law
Phi Delta Phi, Alumni

Speaking Engagements
Auto Injury Litigation From Start To Finish- NBI Continuing Education Class, 2013
Plaintiff’s Personal Injury- NBI Continuing Education Class, 2011

Born
Orangeburg, South Carolina