Tyrone C. Fahner: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Tyrone C. Fahner

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7062

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Practice Areas

  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Energy
  • Sectors
  • Oil & Gas
  • Services
  • Energy Disputes
  • Energy Regulation and Government Affairs
  • White Collar Defense & Compliance
  • Health Care
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Internal Investigations
  • Product Liability & Mass Torts
  • Toxic Tort
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7062
Fax: +1 312 706 8622
University University of Michigan, B.A., 1965
Law SchoolWayne State University, J.D., 1968; Northwestern University School of Law, LL.M., 1971
Admitted1968, Michigan; 1968, US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan; 1969, Illinois; 1969, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; 1969, US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; 1981, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; 1984, Texas; 2000, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; 2002, US Supreme Court

•American College of Trial Lawyers, Member
•Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Director
•Business Executives for National Security (BENS), Member
•Chicago Bar Association, Member
•Chicago Chapter of the American Inns of Court, Member, former President
•Chicago Club, Member, former Director
•Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, President
•J. William Fulbright Board of Foreign Scholarships, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Information Agency, 1988-1993
•John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chairman of the Board of Trustees
•National Association of Attorneys General / Society of Attorneys General Emeritus, Member
•Northwestern University School of Law, Law Board Committee, Member
•Republican Party of Illinois, Member, former Finance Chairman
•United Way, Director
•University of Michigan, Corporate Advisory Committee, Member
•Wayne State University, Law Board of Visitors, Member
•Wayne State University, Foundation Board, Member


...distinguished for his resilience in criminal matters. He has experience across a range of white-collar matters involving tax, bankruptcy, securities and consumer fraud.

Chambers USA 2004-2005

Ty served on the Management Committee of Mayer Brown from 1985 to 2007, including serving as co-Chairman (1998-2001) and Chairman (2001-2007).

Ty's practice includes complex litigation, state and regulatory compliance matters, as well as advising audit committees and boards of directors. He has extensive jury trial experience in cases involving financial crimes, tax, securities, regulatory matters, multi-district, and class action litigation.

Ty has been featured in Leading lawyers Magazine (July 2010), and has been named among both America's Leading Business Lawyers (Chambers USA) and the World's Leading Business Lawyers (Euromoney). He also was named 2002 Person of the Year by Chicago Lawyer Magazine. By appointment of President George W. Bush he serves on the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad.

Ty is a former Attorney General of Illinois, where he served as the chief legal and law enforcement officer and prosecuted actions on behalf of the people and defended actions brought against the state, its constitutional officers, and its employees. In addition, he has served as Director of the Illinois Department of Law Enforcement and as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.


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Tyrone C. Fahner

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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