Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Part-time Faculty A-M

Michael L. Morkin

Title/s: Partner, Baker McKenzie

E-mail: michael.morkin@bakermckenzie.com

About

Michael L. Morkin is the former managing partner of the Chicago office and a recognized practitioner in international arbitration and reinsurance matters. Having successfully managed a significant business to record headcount, brand recognition, revenue and profit, Mr. Morkin brings this unique commercial understanding to his already successful track record as counsel. Mike's extensive experience and expertise has resulted in arbitration awards valued in excess of USD 1 billion, as well as industry recognition including 40 Under Forty Hall of Fame and two Chicago International Arbitration Lawyer of the Year awards. Mike teaches at the University of Chicago Law School, and is an author and frequent lecturer throughout the US, Europe and Asia.

Degrees

University of Illinois College of Law (J.D. magna cum laude, Order of the Coif) (1990)
Augustana College (A.B. cum laude) (1987)

Program Areas

Commercial Litigation
Dispute Resolution
Insurance
International Arbitration

Professional & Community Affiliations

World Business Chicago - Executive Committee & Chair of Legal Advisory Board

Selected Publications

  • Author, "3rd Edition Arbitration Checklists, Drafting Arbitration Clauses
    Chapter," Juris Publishing, 2004 (updated 2017)
  • Author, "Enforcement of Money Judgments Abroad, United States
    Chapter," Matthew Bender Supp, 2001 (updated 2017)
  • Author, "Attachments, United States Chapter," Matthew Bender Supp, 2001 (updated 2017)
  • Author, "Compelling and Staying Arbitration in Illinois," Practice Note for Practical Law, Thomson Reuters, June 2017
  • Author, "Enforcing Arbitration Awards in Illinois," Practice Note for Practical Law, Thomson Reuters, Fall 2016
  • Author/Editor, "International Negotiations Handbook: Success through Preparation, Strategy and planning," Private International Law and Policy Group (Editorial Board), 2007