Chelsea L. Canaday

Of Counsel

Chelsea focuses her practice primarily in the areas of education and employment law. She prides herself on truly listening and getting to know her clients, so as to best remedy their legal issues and accomplish their goals in the process. Chelsea regularly appears in state and federal courts, and at administrative hearings. She has also argued appellate cases in front of the Sixth Circuit and state district courts.

Education & Credentials


University of Pittsburgh

B.A., 2008
  • summa cum laude, Top 2% of class

The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law

J.D., 2012
  • CALI Award for Excellence in the Justice for Children Clinic
  • The Ohio State Law Journal-Managing Editor
  • Leadership Scholarship 2009-2012
  • Public Service Fellow

Bar Admission

  • Ohio


  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2020 
  • Columbus Bar Association’s 2015 Barrister Leadership Program participant

Prominent Assignments

Evert v. The Ohio State University

Orth v. Ohio Department of Education

McKeny v. Ohio University

Woods et al. v. FacilitySource

Clifford et al. v. Church Mutual Insurance Company

Professional Involvement

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice

Community Involvement

  • Dublin Chamber of Commerce 2016 Leadership Academy Graduate

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
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