Chad Mair is an Associate Attorney with Portale Randazzo LLP and joined the firm in 2021. His practice focuses on post-conviction relief, criminal defense, and international law. He has represented individuals before New York Supreme Courts, the New York Appellate Division, the New York Court of Appeals, the Federal Southern District of New York, and the District of Columbia Federal Circuit.
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Mr. Mair graduated with honors from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, as an undergraduate, before earning his J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law (where he received awards for top grades in Trial Advocacy and Legal Writing IV).
Outside the office, Mr. Mair enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, reading, traveling, and sports, including playing golf, watching baseball, football, and basketball, and volunteering as a Little League baseball coach.
Prior to joining Portale Randazzo LLP, Mr. Mair litigated for over twelve years before international criminal courts in The Hague, Netherlands. He zealously defended individuals charged with terrorism, war crimes, and crimes against humanity before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).
Mr. Mair also has expertise in the administrative law of international organizations in the United Nations system. He has counseled individuals and organizations in employment and administrative law disputes before international tribunals, as well as negotiated with senior administration officials regarding policy documents affecting employees’ rights.