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The following is an excerpt from Practice Perspectives: Vault's Guide to Legal Practice Areas.

Chantale is a trial lawyer and civil litigator who focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation involving high-stakes business disputes. Her clients include technology and data companies, well-known manufacturers and retailers, and financial services firms, all of whom she has represented in courtrooms across the country. She is currently co-managing partner of Weil’s Washington, DC, office, which includes nearly 150 professionals across multiple practice groups.

Earlier in her career, Chantale served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Michigan, where she prosecuted major crimes and public corruption, and successfully represented the federal government in more than 20 appeals in the Sixth Circuit.

Chantale received her law degree from Stanford Law School, where she was an articles editor for the Stanford Law Review. She received her undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Virginia, where she was an Echols Scholar. Chantale also served as a law clerk for Judge Rosemary Barkett on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Before law school, she worked as a financial analyst at a global investment management firm in New York.