Chris Glaros is the Assistant Vice President of Compliance Operations and Investigations for the Office of University Compliance and Integrity. Prior to joining Ohio State, he served as Managing Director and General Counsel for the Children’s Defense Fund. Chris has more than 15 years of legal, policy, and public affairs experience.
Chris has held senior positions within Ohio state government. He was appointed First Assistant Attorney General by Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, and helped manage all aspects of the 1,600-person office, including the legal work of more than 400 attorneys in wide-ranging civil and criminal matters. He served as General Counsel in the Ohio Treasury, which managed nearly $20 billion of public funds and safeguarded nearly $200 billion in custodial funds. Prior to government service, he practiced law at Jones Day and clerked for the Honorable Algenon L. Marbley in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. While in law school, he clerked for then Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder at the United States Department of Justice. He also worked for George Stephanopoulos as research assistant for his book All Too Human and as his teaching assistant at Columbia University. Chris is a graduate of Columbia University and Stanford Law School and has taught at Ohio State’s John Glenn School of Public Affairs.