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Edirin Ibru

Edirin Ibru


IL – Chicago
T: 312.781.6694 | F: 312.781.6630

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Edirin focuses his legal practice in the areas of business litigation and general liability. He also handles medical and non-medical professional liability cases. Edirin’s representative clients include financial institutions such as banks, credit unions and mid-sized businesses. He has experience representing clients in commercial disputes in Illinois state and federal courts.

Prior to joining Litchfield Cavo LLP, Edirin was a litigation attorney at a mid-sized firm in Chicago representing business owners and creditors in a range of legal fields including secured lender disputes, as well as conflict-of-interest and banking compliance cases.

While earning his master’s degree at Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business, Edirin was an affiliate at an international law firm based in Nigeria. During this time, he provided international advisory to local businesses pursuing American expansion on issues involving commercial law, business immigration and United States investment opportunities. Edirin also was in-house counsel for a multinational property holdings company where he conducted legal research for Nigerian and North American common-law jurisdictions. In addition, he performed ground research and drafted agreements for local joint ventures.

Earlier in his legal career, Edirin was an attorney at a mid-sized firm in Chicago where he represented clients in cases involving commercial disputes. There, he handled all phases of litigation—from early pleadings to advanced pre-trial summary judgment—for commercial foreclosures, unjust enrichment suits, executive liability matters for attorney malpractice, and Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) priority conflicts.


  • Obtained summary judgment and reimbursement for all legal costs on behalf of a company officer-attorney against claims of legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty wherein Plaintiff, a shareholder, claimed compensatory damages in excess of $1 Million; the Court determined that no undisclosed conflicts of interest, undue influence or breach of fiduciary duty existed.