Adora Sauer

980 N Michigan Ave # 1400
Chicago, IL 60611

Attorney, has over 20 years trial experience. Adora specializes in complex civil litigation advancing the rights and seeking compensation for survivors of terrorism and human rights violations.

In particular, she is proud to have served as co-lead counsel in Christie, et. al v. Iran, et. al, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia that held the Islamic Republic of Iran responsible for the Khobar Towers bombing, resulting in a judgment for survivors of compensatory and punitive damages as well as prejudgment interest in the amount of $879,120,000.

Adora was elected to co-chair the Antiterrorism Litigation Group of the The American Association for Justice (AAJ), which is the preeminent organization for plaintiffs’ trial lawyers in the United States. This group will help other attorneys effectively utilize the justice system for accountability for terrorism, and improved protection of Americans at home and abroad.

Prior to joining MM~LAW, Adora served as Assistant State’s Attorney in Chicago, Illinois for 3 years, and thereafter in private practice specializing in criminal and civil litigation.

From 2011 to 2017, Adora served as General Counsel and Chief Operations Officer of Spatz Holdings, LLC, a company she co-founded dedicated to helping develop new businesses which provide a legacy benefit for the environment, the practice of medicine, military veterans and philanthropy. Among the companies founded by Spatz Holding is Enabled Enterprises, LLC, ( Enabled Enterprises creates employment and income opportunities supporting veteran independent businesses with veteran oriented products and services. The company is a majority-owned veteran company. Admitted to practice: Illinois. Education: J.D., Chicago Kent College of Law; B.A. Emory University. Languages: English.

Philanthropic Affiliations:

Board of Directors, Children of Heroes Foundation, 2004 – present

Foundation dedicated to supporting children who lost military parents.

Board of Directors, Spatz Foundation, 2004 – present

Foundation contributes to organizations dedicated to improving peoples’ lives.