Lee N. Abrams: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Lee N. Abrams

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7083

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Practice Areas

  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Entertainment & Media
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Franchise & Dealer
  • Sports
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7083
Fax: +1 312 706 8601
University University of Michigan, A.B., 1955
Law SchoolThe University of Michigan Law School, J.D., with highest distinction, 1957
Admitted1957, Illinois; 1961, US Supreme Court; 1965, US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; 1971, US Tax Court


Member, Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of CPR (Center for Public Resources) Institute for Dispute Resolution

American Bar Association: Chairman, Forum Committee on Franchising, 1982-1985; Vice Chair, Section of Antitrust Law, 1991-1992; Finance Officer and Council Member, 1977-1981; Chairman, FTC Committee, 1974-1977; Program Chairman, 1988-1991; Section of Business Law, Chairman, Antitrust Committee, 1995-1999

fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers


It's scary because he is so good at what he does as a litigator.

Chambers USA 2007

Lee N. Abrams concentrates his practice on antitrust, franchising and commercial litigation (including international and domestic arbitrations). His antitrust representations have included counseling and defending some of the world's largest companies. He has also represented the plaintiff's side in major antitrust litigation. Lee's antitrust experience includes counseling on mergers; distribution questions; Justice Department, FTC and state attorneys general investigations; and other antitrust issues. According to Chambers USA 2008 senior lawyer Lee Abrams is universally regarded as excellent in antitrust matters. Sources agree that the firm benefits greatly from his experience and expertise.

Lee's franchising litigation and counseling experience has involved work for numerous major franchisors, franchisees and franchisee associations. He has also litigated major commercial cases, including significant intellectual property cases, in federal and state courts throughout the United States.

He is the author of numerous articles and speeches on antitrust, trade regulation, litigation and franchising topics.


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Lee N. Abrams

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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