Chauna A. Abner


Chauna Abner is an associate in the Wilmington office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Complex Business & Commercial Litigation Practice. Chauna focuses her practice in the area of commercial litigation. She has experience in litigating high-stakes disputes between corporations and stockholders, and members and managers of limited liability companies, as well as those with equitable forms of interest in limited liability companies. Chauna has experience in matters involving fiduciary duties, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and demands for books and records.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Chauna served as an assistant city solicitor to the City of Wilmington. Previously, she was an associate at a law firm where she represented both employers and private and government employees.

In law school, Chauna served as an articles editor of the American University Business Law Review.



  • State Bar Admissions
    • Maryland




  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association

Awards & Honors

The National Black Lawyers' (NBL) Top 40 Under 40 (2021)


American University Washington College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2017

Dartmouth College

Bachelor of Arts, with honors, 2014

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