John S. Chindlund
Mr. Chindlund also defends employers against state causes of action arising out of the employer-employee relationship, including wrongful termination actions, intentional tort claims, worker's compensation and unemployment claims. Helping employers negotiate collective bargaining agreements and arbitrate grievances under such agreements is another area in which he has wide experience.
Mr. Chindlund was born in Ashland, Oregon, and received an undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in 1970 from Kent State University. In 1974 he earned a J.D. degree, graduating summa cum laude from Cleveland State University, where he was a member of the Omicron Delta Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma and Order of the Barrister honorary societies.
A member of the American Bar Association, Mr. Chindlund was admitted to the Ohio State Bar in 1974 and to the Utah State Bar in 1979.
Before joining Prince Yeates, Mr. Chindlund served as staff counsel to a board member of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C. He was also a trial lawyer for a regional office of the National Labor Relations Board.