Jad Sheikali, CIPP/US


McGuire Law

Associate Attorney, Privacy, Cybersecurity, Class Action

Jad Sheikali is an associate attorney at McGuire Law, P.C., focusing his practice on data privacy and cybersecurity class action litigation. Jad has experience in all phases of the litigation process, frequently appearing in both state and federal courts. Jad is a Certified Information Privacy Professional, United States (CIPP/US), a designation awarded by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Jad received a certificate from Harvard’s Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning following completion of its cybersecurity risk management course.

Jad has litigated class-wide and single-plaintiff actions involving financial services, unfair and deceptive business practices, consumer fraud, defective products, breach of contract, mass tort, and general commercial matters. Prior to joining MCGPC, Jad practiced at a civil defense firm and served as a law clerk for the commercial litigation group of a Chicago business law firm.

Jad earned his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law where he was the recipient of the CALI Excellence Award for most outstanding legal writing. Jad received his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Florida.

Admitted to practice in Illinois and in the Northern District of Illinois, Jad was selected to the 2019 Illinois Rising Stars list for class action and mass tort litigation by Super Lawyers.


Contributions by Jad Sheikali

  • Biometrics 301: An In-Depth Analysis of the Law and Technology
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019