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Chad is an attorney in our Personal Injury practice where he represents people injured as a result of the negligence or medical malpractice of others. Chad has handled countless cases from intake through trial and appeal over his extensive legal career. Prior to becoming an attorney, Chad was a Paralegal for over a decade, with many of those years serving as a Trial Paralegal, preparing for and attending the trials of cases with all attorneys in his office.

Prior to joining O’Connell & Aronowitz, Chad was in private practice. He has 25 years of legal experience, the large majority of which was representing those injured by the negligence or medical malpractice of others. He also practiced in the area of Family and Matrimonial law. Chad is an Associate Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an honor society for Trial Lawyers that a member is nominated to and consists of less than one-half of one percent of trial lawyers in America. He has also been named to the Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars 2013-2017 (last year he was eligible for this designation), a designation that acknowledges emerging attorneys admitted to the bar within the past ten years.


  • JD, Albany Law of Union University, Cum Laude
  • BS, Sage College of Albany, Summa Cum Laude


  • Premises Liability
  • Discovery to Trial
  • The Arons Decision
  • Trial Preparation Skills
  • From Interview to Commencement of Action


  • New York State
  • U.S. District Court of the Northern District of New York


  • Upstate New York Rising Stars, Super Lawyers 2013-2017
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