Chad J. Kaldor advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters arising under federal and state laws. He appears regularly in state and federal courts, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, handling matters that arise under:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Older Worker Benefits Protection Act
  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • The Ohio Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • The Ohio Civil Rights Act
  • Ohio law regarding restrictive covenant agreements and unfair competition

His practice also involves drafting, analyzing, and litigating restrictive covenant agreements; litigating trade secret cases; handling discrimination issues; ensuring OWBPA compliance in reductions-in-force; public employer collective bargaining; interest arbitration; and Fair Credit Reporting Act cases.

A skilled litigator, Chad has obtained summary judgments in cases involving sexual harassment, race, sex, pregnancy and wage discrimination, and retaliation, among other claims. He also recently prevailed on behalf of a client in a whistleblower case arising under Ohio law, in which the court granted a summary judgment.

After graduating from law school, Chad served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Brian Sandoval of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. In law school, he was managing editor of the Ohio State Law Journal.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Ohio State Bar Association


Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Employment Law

News, Analysis & Press

Checking in on Employment Background Checks

Client White Paper

November 2017

Beware Spokeo?

National Association of Professional Background Screeners Journal

May 1, 2017

The Big Move Toward Big Data in Employment

Littler Report

August 4, 2015

Speaking Engagements

Background Checks

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 4, 2018
2018 Hot Topics in Employment and Labor Law

Columbus, OH

February 1, 2018

Digging Into Background Checks—Advanced Issues and Complex Relationships

Littler and ACC of Central Ohio Employment Law Update, Cleveland, OH

June 15, 2017
2017 Hot Topics in Employment & Labor Law

Columbus, OH

February 2, 2017

Strategies for Managing Employee Leave and Medical Issues Amid Conflicting Concerns

Littler and Human Resources Association of Central Ohio Employment Law Update

July 17, 2014

Goodbye is Forever or Isn’t It? Planning for Departure, Getting Clear Title to Your Social Media Assets and Otherwise Protecting Your Business Information

Littler and Human Resources Association of Central Ohio Employment Law Update

July 18, 2013


  • J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2005With Honors
  • B.A., Allegheny College, 2002magna cum laude

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio