Michael Roman



Michael J. Roman is an associate in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability and Labor & Employment Practices. Michael focuses his practice in complex civil litigation involving all aspects of general liability, premises liability, and auto and trucking accidents as well as representing employers in wage and hour class actions, labor relations and discrimination claims in state and federal courts and administrative agencies across the country. Michael has developed particular expertise in the defense of class actions brought under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) and has obtained favorable individual and class-wide settlements on behalf of Illinois employers.

Michael received his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law and completed his undergraduate degree at Indiana University—Bloomington. Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, he was an associate at two law firms where he focused on consumer class actions brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Act and represented plaintiffs in civil litigation involving medical malpractice claims and railroad injuries under the Federal Employers Liability Act.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • General Liability
  • Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA)
  • ADA Compliance & Defense
  • Labor & Employment



United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

USDC Central District of Illinois

USDC Southern District of Illinois

USDC Northern District of Indiana


  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Awards & Honors

"Ones to Watch," Commercial Litigation, Best Lawyers, 2021—2022

Professional Presentations

DuPage County Bar Association, 2022 Update – Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, May 2022


DePaul University College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2016

Indiana University

Bachelor of Arts in History, 2012