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 Vice President of the Tulsa County Bar Foundation, he 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 is currently the President of the University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane Club and has served on the Board of Directors for many years in various leadership positions. He is also on the Board of Directors for Tulsa Lawyers for Children, a non-profit organization providing legal services to deprived children in the Tulsa County District Court. Chad also serves on the Board of Governors for the Summit Club.

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
Named “Power Attorney,” Tulsa Business Journal, 2012
Vice President, Tulsa County Bar Association, 2012
President, University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane Club, 2012
Board Member, Tulsa Lawyers For Children, 2012
Board Member, Summit Club, 2012
Named “Super Lawyer,” Super Lawyers Magazine, 2011, 2012
Rated “AV Preeminent,” Martindale-Hubbell
Chair of the TCBA’s Pro Bono Celebration, 2010
Recipient Tulsa County Bar Association’s
“Outstanding Young Lawyer for 2010”
Phi Delta Phi, alumni
Recipient, CALI Excellence Award in Insurance Law
Super Lawyer® “Rising Star” 2008, 2009

Born
Orangeburg, South Carolina