Biography

Weber spends most of his professional time practicing in the firm’s Litigation and Professional Responsibility areas. He joined Kegler Brown in 1992 after clerking for the firm as a law school summer associate in 1991.

Litigation

Chris focuses on all aspects of commercial litigation in both state and federal court, as well as personal injury litigation, including medical malpractice and products liability.

Professional Responsibility

Chris also focuses on advising clients on professional responsibility and legal ethics issues, including advising lawyers concerning their ethical obligations under Ohio’s Rules of Professional Conduct. Chris represents clients in disciplinary matters before the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline and the Ohio Supreme Court.

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Toledo College of Law (J.D., 1992)
  • John Carroll University (B.S., 1989)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, member
  • Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, member
  • Columbus Bar Association, member
  • Litigation Counsel of America, fellow
  • Ohio State Bar Association, member

Special Honors

  • Selected as the 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” in Columbus in the area of Professional Malpractice Law for Defendants by The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Selected as the 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” in Columbus in the area of Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law by The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer® by Law & Politics magazine

Presentations

  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter Seminar Series: Professionalism and Ethics, presented 2001-2013
  • "The Supreme Court of Ohio Annual UPL Seminar: UPL Investigations and Litigation from the Respondent’s View," presented 2007
  • "Final Appealable Orders and Appellate Briefs, Appellate Practice Seminar," presented 2001 and 2002
  • "Bidding Disputes On Public Improvement Projects," Construction Law Seminar, presented 2001

Career Highlights

  • Successfully litigated a landmark construction bidding dispute concerning a "responsibility" determination under Ohio’s Competitive Bidding statutes
  • Argued multiple attorney disciplinary cases before the Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Serves as the firm’s Practice Management Director
  • Serves on the firm’s Executive Committee