8/10/21

Experienced In-House General Counsel Joins Vorys; Corporate Group

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Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease is pleased to welcome Chadwick P. Reynolds as a partner in the corporate group in the firm’s Columbus office.  He has more than 20 years of experience serving as in-house counsel for public companies.  Prior to joining Vorys, Chad directed the legal department for a leading provider of diversified mineral solutions for the industrial and energy markets in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Europe, and Argentina as well as for large retailers with operations throughout the United States.  Chad also led various additional units of those companies, including the risk management, real estate, construction, and information technology departments.

“Chad is a widely respected lawyer and a leader among in-house counsel, and we’re excited that he’s chosen to join our firm,” said Adam Brandt, chair of Vorys’ corporate group.  “He will use his more than 20 years of experience as an in-house counsel to guide our clients through sophisticated corporate matters.”

Throughout his career, Chad has counseled business leaders, including corporate boards and management teams, in a wide range of areas including governance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder relations, executive compensation, litigation, and general corporate matters.  He has significant experience in the preparation of SEC filings and compliance with securities laws and stock exchange listing standards.  He has also led corporate crisis management teams to quickly and effectively address a wide range of issues, including data breaches, government investigations, corporate restructuring, significant litigation, product liability issues, and shareholder engagement matters.

“I’ve had the opportunity to work with Vorys attorneys throughout my career,” said Reynolds.  “Vorys has exceptional lawyers who provide excellent client service and are consummate professionals.  I am excited to join the tremendous team at Vorys to assist our clients to achieve their goals.”

Chad is a member of the American Bar Association.  He previously was a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and held a leadership role in the ACC’s Corporate and Securities Law Committee.

Chad received his J.D. from Capital University Law School. He received his B.A. from Indiana State University. 

About Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and currently has nearly 375 attorneys in eight offices in Ohio, Washington, D.C., Texas, Pennsylvania and California.  Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.