Christopher A. Benintendi


Chris Benintendi is a member of the Litigation Department and Chair of the firm's Workers' Compensation Practice Group. Chris is certified in workers' compensation law by the Ohio State Bar Association Workers' Compensation Specialty Board. He counsels clients on workers' compensation law, Violation of Specific Safety Requirements (VSSR) claims, and intentional tort claims. Chris has over 20 years experience  representing employers before the Ohio Industrial Commission, state courts and appellate courts. He is a frequent speaker at advanced, intermediate, and basic workers' compensation seminars, providing guidance to both state-fund and self-insured employers.


  • University of Dayton School of Law  (J.D., cum laude, 1990)
  • Wittenberg University  (B.A., 1987)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • Southern District of Ohio
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Committee


  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Board Certified in Workers' Compensation law by the Ohio State Bar Association Workers' Compensation Specialty Board
  • Selected for the Ohio Super Lawyers® List since 2004 in the area of Workers' Compensation
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Workers' Compensation Law 
  • 2014 BTI Client Service All-Star
  • Was a member of the regional and national moot court teams at the University of Dayton School of Law
  • Selected as a national member of the Order of the Barristers for excellence in courtroom advocacy


  • Italian