Jillian J. Chapman


Jillian is an attorney at BMD's Akron office. She focuses her practice on labor and employment law and litigation.

Contact Information

75 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44308


The University of Akron School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
The University of Akron, B.A., English and Secondary Education, summa cum laude


Prior to joining the firm's Employment and Labor Practice Group, she was a member of BMD's Summer Associate Program. She continues to develop her practice in all aspects of employment law, including contractual matters; non-competes; FLSA, ADA, and Title VII compliance; and guidance on labor issues.

During law school, Jillian was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and an Associate Editor of the Akron Law Review. Committed to civic engagement and pro bono work, she participated in Akron Law's Clemency Project and Reentry Clinic, which was recently recognized by the American Association of Law Schools as an "Innovative and Outstanding Program." In recognition of her academic performance, Jillian received three CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for Evidence, Health Law, and Remedies.

A former Ohio educator, Jillian has been active in the greater Akron community. Before attending law school, she spent six years coaching high school girls' soccer, and she continues to volunteer with Community Legal Aid.

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association

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