Daliah Saper is a member of the Illinois Bar, as well as the General Bar and Trial Bar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She has handled many high-profile cases, including one she argued before the Illinois Supreme Court, and she is regularly interviewed on national TV, radio, and in several publications, including Fox News, CNBC, ABC News, The Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio, NPR, and a slew of smaller websites.
She has been named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine for seven years in a row, is recognized as a leading media and entertainment lawyer by Chambers and Partners, and has been featured on the cover of TheXemplar magazine, profiled by the Chicago Law Bulletin, and nominated for the prestigious ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award. Saper has also been honored as a "40 Under 40" by Law Bulletin Publishing Company.
Saper is an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, teaching a Sports and Entertainment Law course. She has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois College of Law, teaching an Internet Law course. She is on the faculty of Practicing Law Institute (PLI), and has been selected by Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet & Society to be a member of Harvard's new Online Media Legal Network (OMLN).
Her work experience includes positions at Brinks Hofer Gilson and Lione, a large intellectual-property law firm; Lawyers for the Creative Arts, a nonprofit organization assisting artists; and the Anti-Defamation League, a civil rights organization. She has also worked at Playboy Enterprises, Inc., assisting with the maintenance and enforcement of Playboy's global trademark portfolio.
Prior to starting her own firm, Saper Law, Saper gained experience as a commercial litigator and negotiated settlement agreements on behalf of individuals sued by the Recording Industry Association of America. She also served as vice president and in-house counsel of diLuce Productions, Inc., a Chicago-based public relations and marketing consulting firm specializing in event production.
Saper is on the board of the Chicago Fashion Foundation, Social Media Club Chicago, and Lawyers for the Creative Arts (auxiliary board). Through her firm, she supports and sponsors many technology- and arts-related organizations such as Tech Cocktail, the Midwest Independent Film Festival, and the Executives Club of Chicago. She also volunteers for Lawyers for the Creative Arts, Kartemquin Films, Chicago Filmmakers, Women in Film, and Wyclef Jean's Yele Haiti Foundation.
Saper received her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, where she was a staff member on the Journal of Law Technology and Policy and served as president of the Intellectual Property Law Society. She has extensive overseas experience, having studied at Fudan University in Shanghai and the City University School of Business in London. She speaks Hebrew and Farsi.