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Christopher Gawronski

Assistant Attorney General
Antitrust Section, Tobacco Unit

Office: 614-466-4328
Direct: 614-466-9628
Fax: 866-818-6922
Chris Gawronski is an Assistant Attorney General in the Tobacco Unit of the Ohio Attorney General’s Antitrust Section. Since joining the office in early 2022, Chris is responsible for enforcement of rules governing certain tobacco manufacturers who sell cigarettes in Ohio.
Chris brings a varied professional background to the Attorney General’s office. He has experience in systems and process development, including the development of specialized regulatory regimes, as well as an extensive background of editing legal and other professional texts. Prior to joining the Attorney General’s office, Chris was a solo practice attorney specializing in transactional and compliance work for small businesses. He has also worked in international law providing representation before various human rights mechanisms of the United Nations in Geneva. Before joining the legal profession, Chris worked as a regional planner and regulation drafter in the transportation field in the United States and abroad.
Bar Admissions
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2020
Supreme Court of Ohio, 2018
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2018
  • Editor in Chief, Ohio State Law Journal
University of British Columbia, M.A., 2000
University of Toledo, B.A. with honors, magna cum laude, 1994
Honors and Memberships
Order of the Coif
Member of the Columbus Bar, Ohio State Bar, and American Society of International Law