Cha'yra Eddie


Cha’yra Eddie focuses her practice in product liability and mass torts supporting her clients in pharmaceuticals, global automotive manufacturers and suppliers, and service and technology industry clients in complex commercial litigation and product liability disputes. Cha’yra has experience in drafting motions, negotiations, legal memoranda, conducting legal research, depositions, and oral argument.

Prior to law school , Cha’yra was a legal extern to the Hon. Mary L. Mikva at the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, First Division and was a legal intern to Karen Freeman-Wilson, former Indiana attorney general.

Awards and Recognition

  • The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 Chicago (2023)
  • Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago Lawyer on the Rise (2023)


  • Member, Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc.
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Officer, Young Lawyers Section, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms
  • Member, Cook County Bar Association
  • Member, Decalogue Society of Lawyers

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Digs with Dignity
  • Mentor, Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program (DAPP)
  • Volunteer and Coordinator, Lawyers in the Classroom