Michael Haeberle

Of-Counsel | Patterson Law Firm

A leading business litigator and advisor for Illinois companies and individuals

Tenacious Representation for Overcoming Business Obstacles

Chicagoans contact Michael Haeberle when they need a litigator.

Michael assists businesses and individuals in cases pending in court, arbitration, and administrative agencies. He has tried cases before judges, juries, arbitrators, and administrative law judges with a focus on business lawsuits, contract litigation, condominium association litigation, shareholder disputes (business divorces), cryptocurrency disputes, and professional negligence cases.

Michael advises businesses and condominium associations on governance and employment matters and provides guidance to businesses and individuals on restrictive covenants, and he has been featured on CNN.com and Law.com regarding cryptocurrency disputes.

In August 2021, the American Bar Association published TROs and Preliminary Injunctions: Handling the Business Emergency, a guide on emergency remedies that Michael co-authored with Thomas Patterson.

Michael presents continuing legal education classes for attorneys on many topics, including alter ego liability and collections, non-compete agreements and restrictive covenants, attorney ethics, and contract litigation.

Michael graduated from the University of Chicago Law School with honors in 2012. While in school, he participated in the Hinton Moot Court program. He also was involved in the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship during law school, where he assisted small business owners in handling corporate legal issues.

Michael spent time during law school at the Environmental Protection Agency, the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. His experience from these positions included everything from environmental to criminal law.

Michael is licensed to practice in Illinois and Wisconsin.

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