Chad O’Neill joined the General Counsel’s office in December 2018. His first eight years out of law school were dedicated to representing clients in an array of criminal, domestic, and business litigation matters throughout Kansas and Missouri. In March 2015 he joined the KUMC Research Institute’s clinical research administration where he negotiated industry sponsored budgets and contracts for human research clinical trials (2015-2018). He then transitioned into a role serving in the Research Institute’s Office of Legal Affairs (2018), primarily working with the University of Kansas Cancer Center’s clinical research teams. Chad completed his undergraduate work at Western Illinois University (2002) and received his J.D. from Washburn University (2007).