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.

AV-rating

Additional Practice Experience

Appellate

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

Selected to Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2014 – 2020

Selected to Top 50: 2016 Mississippi Super Lawyers

Selected to Mid-South Rising Stars for 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 admissions

Mississippi
Louisiana

education

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)