R.H. “Chip” Permar, III is one of the founding and managing partners of Oxner + Permar. Chip’s practice is focused on helping injured workers and their families obtain the medical treatment and compensation they deserve. He has proudly represented hundreds of injured workers throughout North Carolina. Chip is one of a select group of board-certified specialists in workers’ compensation law.
A Greensboro native, Chip graduated from Page High School and went on to North Carolina State University where he double-majored in political science and history. After graduating with distinction, he attended the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1999 Chip was first introduced to workers’ compensation in law school when he worked for a workers’ compensation defense firm that represented employers and insurance companies. The following year, Chip met Todd Oxner who was a prominent workers’ compensation attorney in Greensboro. After law school Chip joined Todd in his plaintiff’s workers’ compensation firm and began representing injured workers. Chip quickly built a reputation as being a skilled workers’ compensation attorney. In 2005, Chip and Todd partnered to create the firm. They quickly grew Oxner + Permar from one office in Greensboro to thirteen offices across North and South Carolina.
Chip is a member the NC Justice Academy-Workers’ Compensation Section, Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group, and the American Bar Association. He belongs to the legal fraternity Phi Delta Phi and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Chip, his wife, and two sons live in Greensboro.