Christopher E. Hogan


Christopher E. Hogan is an AV-rated attorney who assists both public and private employers across the country in all manner of matters, including executive and staff employment matters, board and staff training, governance, and internal investigations. Hogan is a past-Chair of the Columbus Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Committee and is certified as a Specialist in Labor and Employment Law by the Ohio State Bar Association. He is also consistently designated a “Super Lawyer” in Labor and Employment Law by Law and Politics Magazine.

Hogan also has extensive experience dealing with labor unions, including union avoidance, negotiating and administering contracts, unfair labor practices, fact finding and conciliation, handling grievances, and trying arbitrations.

Hogan also represents public and private educational institutions across the country in faculty, staff and student matters, including compliance matters involving FERPA, Title IX, the Clery Act, and DOE/DOL audits. Hogan has particular experience with churches and church-related institutions.

You may contact Chris at:

Tel: (614) 255-5441
Fax: (614) 255-5446

Professional Associations

Member, the Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations.

Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law, Ohio State Bar Association. (2005 to Present).

Chair of the Columbus Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Committee (FY2007-FY2009).

Member, OSBA Litigation Section

Fellow, Columbus Bar Foundation.

Chair of the Columbus Bar Association’s Future of the Practice of Law Committee (FY2011-FY2013).


B.A. Philosophy, Summa Cum Laude, The Ohio State University;

J.D., The Ohio State University.

Member of the 1998 National Civil Rights Moot Court Championship Team (Team Best Brief Award and Individual Best Oralist Award)

Corpus Juris Secundum Award for Scholastic Excellence in Torts

Alfred A. Levin Memorial Award for Professional Responsibility

George R. Beneman Memorial Award for Outstanding Performance in the Moot Court Program

CALI Award for Appellate Advocacy III

Community Service

Board Member (2002–), Secretary (2004-2006), Chair, Board of Directors, (2006 – 2008), MAP Furniture Bank

Trustee, Columbus Literacy Council (2009—present)

Lawyers for Justice

United Way of Central Ohio, Central Ohio Capacity Building Initiative and Management Training.

Legal Aid, Save the Dream Program

Miscellaneous Activities

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV

Adjunct Faculty, Capital University Law School

Co-Editor, Litigation Council Newsletter

Certified by the OSBA as a Labor and Employment Specialist.

Named “Rising Star” in 2007 Ohio Super Lawyer Magazine.

Deemed Ohio “Super Lawyer” in Ohio Super Lawyer Magazine.

Judge, Michael F. Colley Mock Trial Competition.

Judge, OSU Herman Moot Court Competition

Trainer and Provider of pro bono legal assistance via the United Way

Capacity Building Initiative

Participant, FLAG-Ohio

Participant, Save the Dream