Chad Thurston is an associate on the firm’s litigation team, representing businesses and individuals in employment, personal injury, and corporate dispute matters. 

Chad began his legal career with SSCE as an intern prior to attending law school. He clerked for the firm through law school and was hired as an associate upon passing the bar exam in 2021.

Born and raised in San Diego, Chad received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from San Francisco State University and his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law. While at San Francisco State, Chad played on the baseball team and was a member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. 

In his free time, he enjoys cheering on the Padres, playing softball, and playing golf.


  • San Francisco State University (B.A., 2017)
  • California Western School of Law (J.D., 2021)


  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California