MICHAELA KABAT is a managing associate in the Chicago office and practices in the firm’s General Litigation group.
Michaela earned her J.D., with honors, from The University of Chicago Law School. While in law school, Michaela served as an Academic Advisor for first-year law students and a Topics and Access Editor for the University of Chicago Law Review. Michaela also participated in two clinics, the Exoneration Project Clinic and the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights. For her clinical work, she received the Edwin F. Mandel award, given yearly to those graduates who most demonstrate commitment to and effective advocacy for clients.
Prior to law school, Michaela spent three years working in China. Afterwards, she managed an international teacher program based in New York. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in History.
Before joining Sidley, Michaela clerked for Judge John Z. Lee of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.