Alborz (Al) Hassani represents clients through all stages of complex civil and criminal litigation and government and internal investigations. He handles all phases of litigation for clients in a variety of industries. Al also maintains an active pro bono practice representing clients whose civil rights have been violated.
While in law school, Al worked at a national law firm, was a member of the Advanced Trial Team, and served as a notes editor on the University ofIllinois Law Review. He also externed for Eric I. Long, Magistrate Judge of the US District Court for the Central District of Illinois.
Key member of trial team in the first criminal no-poach jury trial in the United States, resulting in a complete defense verdict on all counts
Counsel for defense of Biometric Information Protection Act (“BIPA”) consumer class actions in Illinois and privacy litigation
Successfully argued in federal district court for immediate release of immigrant detainees due to COVID-19 outbreak at prison facility
Conducted a variety of internal investigations
University of Illinois College of Law, 2019, J.D., magna cum laude
Purdue University, 2016, B.A., Economics and Political Science
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
US District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Chicago Bar Association
Recipient, Rickert Award for Excellence in Advocacy
Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Award, CFI: Interviewing, Counseling & Fact Investigation