Salman Azam is the Managing Partner at Azam Chandran & Gilani LLP and has been counseling small and medium sized businesses for over a decade in corporate and transactional matters.  Since its inception, Azam Chandran & Gilani LLP has focused on the needs of small & medium sized businesses and professionals, especially those in the South Asian and Muslim community of Chicago.  Mr. Azam has been directly involved with corporate formation of new businesses and start-ups throughout the State of Illinois. He serves as chief outside counsel for several local companies and regularly advises not for profits.

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Areas of Practice

Corporate & Transactional Law
Estate Planning
Employment Law
Health Care Law


DePaul University College of Law, J.D. 2003
Loyola University Chicago, B.A. 2000

Bar Admissions

State of Illinois


South Asian Bar Association of Chicago (President , 2011-2012; Vice President, 2010-2011;

Treasurer, 2009-2010)

South Asian Bar Association of North America (Board of Directors, 2008-2012)

National Association of Muslim Lawyers (President Feb 2019, President-Elect 2018, Vice President 2017)


Super Lawyers – Illinois Rising Stars  2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Federation of Indian Associations of Chicago Community Service Award 2018