Chris McCloskey is chair of Bricker Graydon's Public Sector industry group and is a partner in the Construction Law group. He focuses his practice on construction-related contracting and disputes, as well as general business and litigation. He is experienced in researching and drafting motions for construction lawsuits, preparing and reviewing construction contracts, construction claims, change orders, purchase orders, project analysis, mechanic's liens, bid strategy and project coordination. He represents school districts with all facets of their capital projects with the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission. Chris is a former staff attorney to Judge Nodine Miller of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, where he drafted legal opinions and managed the court's civil docket. In addition, he worked as a district engineer for Economy Forms Company, designing steel systems to form concrete structures.


Capital University (J.D.) 2000; Staff member and executive research editor, Capital University Law Review; Member, Order of the Curia

The Ohio State University (B.S. in Civil Engineering), 1996


Senior Statesperson, ChambersUSA, Real Estate, 2023

Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Construction Law), 2018–2023

Recognized, ChambersUSA, Construction - Band 4, 2021-2023, 2015–2016

Professional Activities

Class of 2012, The Tunnell Leadership Development Program



Presentations & Publications

Speaking Engagements


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Christopher L. McCloskey

  • 100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215 -4291


  • State of Ohio, 2000
  • State of Florida, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2002
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