Massillon, OH Cleveland, OH Columbus, OH

Christopher J. Lalak

Experienced Ohio employment law attorney

"Chris and the firm understands the ins & outs. He took me on when no one else did." - Ray P.

Attorney Christopher Lalak
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Phone: 234-401-9285
Email: Email Me

Chris in his own words

I have dedicated my legal career to employment litigation and helping my clients achieve their goals. I take great pride in leading the Employment Litigation practice group here at Nilges Draher LLC because we can stand up for employees' rights and fight back against mistreatment in the workplace.

Before beginning my legal career, I served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps, and I bring the discipline I learned in the military to my legal practice. Throughout my career, I've cultivated a strong reputation within the field, and I am proud to have been recognized by my peers as an Ohio Super Lawyer-Rising Star in the field of Labor and Employment Litigation for the years 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

To learn more about we can help you and to discuss the details of your legal case, contact our law firm today. I would be honored to speak with you about your legal rights in a free consultation.

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit


  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    J.D. (cum laude)
  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
    B.A. (cum laude)

Honors and Awards

  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2016-2021
  • Ohio Association for Justice, member
Massillon Office

7266 Portage Street NW
Suite D
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: 330-470-4428
Fax: 330-754-1430

Cleveland Office

1360 East 9th Street
Suite 808
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-230-2955
Fax: 330-754-1430

Columbus Office

34 N. High Street
Suite 502
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-824-5770
Fax: 330-754-1430

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