Chauna 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 on corporate and commercial litigation. She has experience in litigating high-stakes disputes between corporations and stockholders, and members and managers of limited liability companies, and other forms of entities. Chauna has experience in matters involving fiduciary duties, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and demands for books and records.

Chauna also has experience with summary proceedings and expedited proceedings under the General Corporation Law.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Chauna served as an assistant city solicitor for 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.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Complex Business & Commercial Litigation




  • 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