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Timothy Chai


(216) 302-2531
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600 Superior Ave. East
Fifth Third Building, Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44114

41 South High Street
Suite 2495
Columbus, OH 43215


J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

  • Research Editor, Cleveland State Law Review

B.A., magna cum laude, John Carroll University


  • Chinese (Cantonese)


Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch distinction in Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2022-2024)


Timothy Chai is a Partner in the Cleveland office of GRSM and is a member of the Commercial Litigation, Product & General Liability and Cannabis, Hemp & CBD practice groups. Timothy’s practice focuses primarily on the areas of products liability and complex business & commercial litigation. His practice also includes significant matters involving trade secrets and non-compete, medical malpractice, toxic tort and environmental litigation, and asbestos litigation. With respect to toxic tort litigation, his concentration has been on the defense of asbestos claims and other toxic exposure matters involving multiparty litigation and a variety of toxins. In this area of practice, he has represented manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and premise owners.

He has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation, ranging from the initial investigation through an appeal. In addition to his litigation management, he has participated in numerous depositions and mediations.

Timothy has previous experience representing manufacturers, insurance companies, hospitals, and physicians.


  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio


  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • State Bar of Ohio
  • Asian American Bar Association of Ohio
  • Towards Employment, Associate Board Member