Michael Maione

Mr. Maione is a litigator with experience in both civil and criminal matters in state and federal courts in Illinois and across the country. In criminal matters, Mike has prepared briefs in support of direct appeals and delivered oral argument to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Mike has also conducted internal investigations and drafted pleadings in criminal cases, including applications for writs of certiorari from the United States Supreme Court. Mike’s civil practice focuses on commercial disputes, including antitrust, fraud, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, and bankruptcy adversary proceedings. Mike has also handled employment discrimination, toxic tort, and civil rights cases.

Prior to joining the firm, Mike clerked for the Hon. John Kness of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Mike also worked as an associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP from 2016 to 2020.