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Michael C. Whalen

Associate, Litigation Department


Phone: 1(312) 499-6033
Fax: 1(312) 499-6133


Michael Whalen is an associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Chicago office. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, internal corporate investigations, and white collar criminal defense.

Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Mr. Whalen clerked for the Honorable Thomas L. Ludington of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Mr. Whalen received his law degree from New York University School of Law in 2014. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in Political Science and Classics from the College of the Holy Cross in 2011. Mr. Whalen is admitted to practice law in Illinois. He is admitted to the bar in the Eastern District of Michigan and the Sixth Circuit.

Practice Areas



Complex Litigation and Arbitration

Investigations and White Collar Defense

White Collar Defense




Illinois Bar


New York University School of Law, J.D. 2014

College of the Holy Cross, B.A. 2011

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