Chauna A. Abner Associate

Chauna focuses her practice on commercial litigation, contractual disputes, and financial litigation. She represents businesses and individuals in complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts, at the trial level and on appeal, as well as arbitrations.

Chauna 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.

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

  • Maryland

Named to "Maryland Rising Stars," Business Litigation, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2023

Named to “Top 40 Under 40,” National Black Lawyers, 2021, 2022

  • American University Washington College of Law, JD, Articles Editor, American University Business Law Review, 2017
  • Dartmouth College, AB, with honors, 2014

Member, Black Women Attorneys of Maryland, Inc.

Member, Maryland State Bar Association

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