Caesar A. Tabet is a trial and appellate attorney who concentrates his practice in the area of complex business litigation and counseling. His practice includes corporate and class-action litigation, intellectual property, insurance recovery, and executive compensation. He has been lead trial counsel in many high-stakes cases for a wide range of corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, and individuals. His clients include some of the most prominent businesses and individuals in the Chicagoland area.
Mr. Tabet is on the adjunct faculty at the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, where he has taught Advanced Trial Advocacy for many years. He also has taught trial practice at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Mr. Tabet has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer each year from 2008 through present, and he also has received the AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rating, which is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for ethical standards and legal ability.
Mr. Tabet has been lead trial counsel on numerous cases that have been the subject of extensive media coverage. Some of his cases that have been resolved by jury verdict, trial judgment, arbitration award, or appeal are reflected in published decisions. Set forth below are some examples of his cases that are reflected in published decisions:
Education, Professional Activities, and Recognition
In 1982, Mr. Tabet received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from St. John’s University in Minnesota. In 1987, he received his Juris Doctor degree with honors from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as Editor of the Law Review. Upon graduation from law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable John A. Nordberg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Mr. Tabet has achieved significant recognition within the profession. Each year from 2008 through present, he has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer. He also has achieved the AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rating, which is the highest rating for ethical standards and legal ability by Martindale-Hubbell.
Many lawyers and law firms have recognized Mr. Tabet as a leading member of the Chicago legal community by retaining him to represent their law firms in a variety of disputes. He is regularly retained by law firms and law partners to represent their interests in law partnership disputes, legal malpractice, and a wide variety of other disputes.
For many years Mr. Tabet has served as a Director of the Illinois Bar Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association. He is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He also is active in numerous other charitable endeavors.