Legal Counsel, MWCF
A native of Winchester, Tennessee, Chad attended Austin Peay State University and graduated with a BA in Sociology in 1997. In 2011, he graduated from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. After a short stint in private practice, he moved to New Orleans to attend New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS). Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Chad moved to Baton Rouge to continue his NOBTS studies and then migrated back to Birmingham and resumed a small private practice while continuing to study remotely to graduate from NOBTS in 2011 with a Masters of Divinity with a focus on Biblical Languages.
In 2008, Chad was hired as an associate with the law firm of Russo, White & Keller, P.C., in Birmingham. His focus was bankruptcy, criminal defense, and family law. In 2012, he became the Assistant General Counsel for Millennium Risk Managers (MRM), the third party administrator for the Alabama League of Municipalities’ Municipal Workers Compensation Fund (MWCF) and other workers' compensation insurance pools, where he was responsible for subrogation matters and Medicare compliance, including the implementation of MRM's MSA and Conditional Payment Letter organization programs. In 2015, Chad became MRM's General Counsel and is responsible for litigation management, Medicare compliance, subrogation matters, reserve audit oversight, and legal oversight.
Chad is a member of the Alabama State Bar as well as the Birmingham Bar Association. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and is the Vice Chair of the DRI Workers' Compensation Committee's Medicare Compliance Subcommittee. He lives in Hoover with his wife, two children, and a very noisy Beagle. His family currently attends and serves at Mountaintop Community Church in Vestavia Hills.