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DALIAH SAPER is a member of the Illinois Bar and both the General Bar and Trial Bar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  She has handled many high profile cases (including one she argued before the Illinois Supreme Court) and is regularly interviewed on national tv, radio, and in several publications including:  Fox News, CNBC, ABC News, The Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio, NPR, and a slew of smaller websites.  She has repeatedly received the honor of being named a“Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine (2009,2010,2011,2012,2013), is recognized as a leading Media and Entertainment lawyer by Chambers and Partners, featured on the cover of TheXemplar magazine, profiled by the Chicago Law Bulletin,  and has been nominated for the prestigious ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award. This year, Law Bulletin Publishing Company selected Daliah Saper as a “40 under 40,” an incredibly competitive list of accomplished attorneys compiled from over 1250 qualified nominations. (Read the detailed profile here.)

Daliah is an Adjunct Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, teaching a Sports and Entertainment Law course.  She also serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois College of Law, teaching an Internet Law course.  She is on the faculty of PLI, Practicing Law Institute, and has been selected by Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society to be a member of Harvard’s new Online Media Legal Network (OMLN).  In addition Daliah conducts Seminars at Saper Law on a monthly basis, and is a frequent lecturer, panelist, and instructor for organizations around the city and the country. (For Daliah’s latest speaking engagements, please click on News.)

Daliah received her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, where she was a staff member on the Journal of Law Technology and Policy and served as President of the Intellectual Property Law Society. Her work experience includes positions at Brinks Hofer Gilson and Lione, a large intellectual property law firm; Lawyers for the Creative Arts, a non-profit organization assisting artists; and the Anti-Defamation League, a civil rights organization. She has also worked at Playboy Enterprises, Inc., assisting with the maintenance and enforcement of Playboy’s global trademark portfolio.

Prior to starting her own firm, Daliah gained experience as a commercial litigator and negotiated settlement agreements on behalf of individuals sued by the Recording Industry Association of America. She also served as Vice President and in-house counsel of diLuce Productions, Inc., a Chicago based public relations and marketing consulting firm specializing in event production.

Daliah is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Chicago Fashion Foundation, the Technology Executives Club, the Decalogue Society, the Standard Club, and IFP (Independent Feature Project).  Through her firm, she supports and sponsors many technology and arts related organizations such as Tech Cocktail and the Midwest Independent Film Festival. She also volunteers for Lawyers for the Creative Arts, Kartemquin Films, Chicago Filmmakers, Women in Film, and Wyclef Jean’s Yele Haiti Foundation.

Finally, Daliah has extensive overseas experience, having studied at Fudan University in Shanghai and the City University School of Business in London. She speaks Hebrew and Farsi.


Languages spoken: Farsi, Hebrew

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Contact info

Saper Law Offices, LLC

505 N Lasalle Suite 350
Chicago, IL, 60654-7122

Practice areas


  1. Internet: 20%
    3 years
  2. Trademark Application: 20%
    3 years
  3. Entertainment: 20%
    3 years
  4. Business: 20%
    3 years
  5. Trademark: 20%
    3 years



Hourly ($350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Joseph Sam Habachy

    I strongly endorse Daliah Saper. She is a talented lawyer who works tirelessly to get the right results for her clients. She cares about her clients and is extremely responsive.


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ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200405/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
40 under 40 to WatchChicago Lawyer Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Leading Media and Entertainment LawyerChambers & Partners GlobalN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct Professor, Internet LawUniversity Of Illinois College Of Law2013 - Present
Adjunct Professor, Entertainment LawLoyola University Chicago School Of Law2009 - Present
Owner and Principal AttorneySaper Law Offices, LLC2005 - Present
AssociateBrinks Hofer Gilson & Lione2003 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Women in FilmVolunteerN/A
Chicago FilmmakersVolunteerN/A
Kartemquin FilmsVolunteerN/A
Lawyers for the Creative ArtsVolunteerN/A
Harvard Law School Online Media Legal NetworkN/AN/A
Independent Feature ProjectN/AN/A
The Standard ClubN/AN/A
Decalogue Society of LawyersN/AN/A
Technology Executives ClubN/AN/A
Chicago Fashion FoundationN/AN/A
Yele Haiti FoundationVolunteerN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawN/AJ.D.2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
See saperlaw.comSee saperlaw.comN/A