Chan McLeod - Maron Marvel - Asbestos & Talc Defense Litigation Lawyer - Maron Marvel

Chan E. McLeod


Chan McLeod concentrates his practice on litigation and providing advice to corporations and associations on general legal matters.  He has extensive experience defending product liability, premises liability, toxic tort, and mass tort cases for his clients.

He has extensive experience litigating and managing litigation, and has defended complex liability cases in federal and state courts across the country.  Chan has experience as national coordinating counsel, handling national litigation strategy, overseeing the administration of local counsel litigation activities, and directing case resolution efforts in jurisdictions nationwide.  He also has experience defending claims related to dioxins, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, heavy metals, and wood treatment chemicals, and is well versed in the associated medical and scientific issues, including medical causation, disease process, and epidemiology.  Chan has defended the interests of naval equipment manufacturers in mass tort litigation including fact development, naval records research, motion practice, and preparation of experts for deposition and trial.


United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Federal Courts in Mississippi and Louisiana

Additional Practice Experience


Chemical and Mold Exposure

Personal Injury

Professional Recognition

Martindale-Hubbell® Preeminent AV™ Peer Review Rated

Included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants

Included in the 2021 – 2022 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Personal Liability Litigation – Defendants

Included in the 2020 – 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

He was named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers® list as seen in the Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine (2014 – 2020.)

He was named to the Top 50: 2016 Mississippi Super Lawyers® list as seen in the Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine (2006).

He was named to Mid-South Rising Stars® as seen in the Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine (2012 – 2013).

Tom B. Scott Memorial Scholarship

2017 Leaders in Law by the Mississippi Business Journal

Organizations/Committee Memberships

Mississippi Bar Association

Capital Area Bar Association

International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Defense Research Institute (DRI): Toxic and Hazardous Substances Committee

Bar and Admissions



University of Mississippi School of Law (J.D., 2003)

Millsaps College (B.A. in History, summa cum laude, 1995)

University of Mississippi (B.B.A. in Business Administration)