Vedder Price

Michael A. Chabraja

Shareholder

Michael A. Chabraja joined Vedder Price in 2011 and is currently a Shareholder in the Litigation practice area and the Trade and Professional Association practice group.

Mr. Chabraja maintains a broad litigation practice covering a range of substantive areas in both the U.S. federal and state courts. His litigation experience includes matters involving professional liability, fraud, corporate control disputes, defamation, and trademark and patent infringement. He has also litigated a number of product liability and contractual disputes on behalf of coal producers.

In addition, Mr. Chabraja has developed a special concentration on the representation of nonprofit organizations, including professional societies and trade associations. He serves as general or lead counsel for a number of national associations, and provides advice on issues relating to governance, antitrust, intellectual property and member disputes. Mr. Chabraja has extensive experience representing professional societies and associations in litigation involving alleged breaches of by-laws or association rules, defamation and breach of fiduciary duty.

Mr. Chabraja was selected for inclusion from 2009 to 2016 in Illinois Super Lawyers. He has also been selected by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in Commercial Litigation from 2013 to 2016.

Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Chabraja was a partner at McGuireWoods LLP.

Michael A. Chabraja

Shareholder

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1992
  • DePauw University, B.A., 1989

Michael A. Chabraja

Shareholder

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1992

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2000

Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association (Litigation Section and Health Law Section)
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member, American Society of Medical Association Counsel

Michael A. Chabraja

Shareholder

Michael A. Chabraja

Shareholder