Chad Schexnayder

Chad L. Schexnayder
Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod
2800 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1800
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Chad L. Schexnayder is a partner with the law firm of Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod, LLP. For more than 39 years, his practice has focused principally on the surety and construction industry, representing not only sureties, but builders, public and private owners, design professionals, suppliers, and insurers. He represents clients before agencies, mediators, arbitrators, and in state and federal courts, including U.S. bankruptcy courts, throughout the country. He is a faculty member for the NASBP William J. Angell Surety School. In addition, he is a Past Chair of the Fidelity and Surety Law Committee of the American Bar Association, Tort & Insurance Practice Section.

Mr. Schexnayder is an editor of industry publications, including Surety Aspects of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, American Bar Association (2021), The Quick Reference Guide to Western States Surety & Fidelity Law (2006 - 2020), and The Surety Underwriter's Desk Book, American Bar Association. He has authored numerous publications, including Chapter 145 “Surety and Bankruptcy” in the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition and chapters in the following FSLC publications, Managing and Litigating The Complex Surety Case, 3rd ed.; Bond Default Manual, 4th ed.; The Contract Bond Surety's Subrogation Rights; The Law of Commercial Surety and Miscellaneous Bonds, 2nd ed; The Law of Payment Bonds, 2nd ed.; The Law of Performance Bonds, 2nd ed.; The Surety's Indemnity Agreement: Law and Practice, 2nd ed.; The Most Important Questions a Surety Can Ask About Bankruptcy, 2nd ed.; and The Law of Suretyship, 2nd ed. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, (cum laude) and the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (cum laude). Schexnayder has earned the Preeminent AV Rating with Martindale Hubbell®.