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Chirag H. Patel is a solution-oriented technology and commercial attorney with extensive experience in emerging technologies, artificial intelligence (AI), data privacy, cybersecurity, contracts, e-commerce, and trade secrets. His multi-channel experience encompasses compliance, transactional review, and litigation.

Chirag’s practice spans diverse industries, including software, e-commerce, cryptocurrency, healthcare, financial services (traditional and FinTech), cannabis, commercial construction, and hospitality sectors.

His litigation practice includes multimillion-dollar contract disputes, high-stakes consumer class actions, and novel technology issues. Recent cases include national data breach class actions, privacy and wiretapping claims (CIPA), AI discrimination claims, software service (SaaS) and implementation contract disputes, business email compromise, cryptocurrency injunctions, and right of publicity of cases.

Chirag’s compliance practice focuses on AI, data privacy, and e-commerce. This includes development and advising on AU Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs), AI Audits, data privacy laws, and ecommerce laws. Among other regulatory regimes, Chirag has advised clients on compliance with the HIPPA Privacy Rule, the California Restore Online Shoppers Confidence Act (ROSCA), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Automatic Renewal Law (CARL), and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulations.

Chirag has experience with commercial contract review and transactions. He conducts master contract reviews in various industry settings covering issues such as intellectual property rights, data ownership, and terms of service. He also has full-cycle M&A experience, including conducting privacy and cybersecurity due diligence.


J.D., DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2011
B.B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 2006, Business Administration


Named a Rising Star by Law360 (2023)

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Illinois
U.S. District Ct., C.D. of Illinois
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Wisconsin
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Missouri