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CHAD HUMMEL is a partner based in Sidley’s Century City office and a member of the Commercial Litigation and Disputes, Antitrust, and White Collar practices. He is also a co-leader of the firm’s national trial practice. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Throughout his 35 years in private practice, Chad has litigated and tried some of the nation’s highest profile civil and criminal cases in federal and state courts throughout the country, successfully defending mission critical and “bet-the-company” matters and achieving multiple eight-figure verdicts and judgments on behalf of plaintiffs he has represented. His verdicts have been listed among the top defense and plaintiff-side matters in California. In the last 18 months alone, he has been lead trial counsel in eight trials and arbitrations and won them all, achieving hundreds of millions of dollars in value for Sidley’s clients.

Chad has successfully tried civil and criminal cases in the entertainment, media, hospitality, sports, technology, healthcare, financial services, mortgage banking, real estate, airline, video game, and telecommunications industries. For such prominent companies as IMAX, DIRECTV, AT&T, Match Group, Amazon, Twentieth Century Fox, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, Steve Madden, Ticketmaster, IAC, Aetna, Guaranteed Rate, Fashion Nova, Cardinal Financial, Guild Mortgage, Accor Hotels, Hewlett-Packard, American Airlines, Tenet Healthcare, Avis, and Intuit, he has litigated complex commercial cases and class actions in the fields of antitrust, intellectual property, consumer protection defense, false advertising and unfair competition, breach of fiduciary duty, profit participation, data theft, RICO, and constitutional issues.

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