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Stephen H. (Chip) Orr, Jr.


Phone: 518-320-3457

Practice Areas: Construction,Commercial and Complex Litigation,


Hamilton College, B.A., 2005; Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 2008

Chip represents clients in all stages of litigation in both state and federal courts. He has represented clients in all manner of complex commercial litigation.

Prior to joining Couch White, Chip defended the City of Chicago, Chicago Police Officers and other state/municipal entities in Federal Civil Rights Litigation and employment matters. Chip’s experience includes a number of years as an associate with a law firm specializing in complex commercial litigation in New York City, Westchester County and Connecticut.


  • New York State Courts
  • Connecticut State Courts
  • Illinois State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Experience

  • Counsel and represent clients in a wide range of complex commercial matters, including litigation involving contractual disputes, intellectual property, structured finance, fiduciary breach, and partnership and business dissolutions.
  • Defended employers in Title VII and IX employment discrimination claims.
  • Represented clients in Surrogates Court litigation.