Michael A. Airdo
Mr. Airdo is a founding Member of Kopon Airdo, LLC. His practice focuses on the handling of complex civil litigation matters, including healthcare litigation, including the defense of long-term care and assisted living facilities, municipal matters, and litigation involving not-for-profit entities and associations. He has a broad base of experience in representing the unique legal needs of religious institutes and religiously sponsored ministries. Mr. Airdo represents mental health professionals and has a wide array of experience in resolving matters through the alternative dispute resolution process. He is a frequent lecturer on topics related to his legal practice, including HIPAA, the legal liabilities that arise in retail establishments, and the legal and pastoral response of child-serving organizations to victims of childhood sexual abuse. He served on the Board of Trustees for the Village of Bartlett from 2001 to 2013.
Mr. Airdo serves as civil legal counsel for the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, works closely with the Resource Center for Religious Institutes, and is on Praesidium’s National Advisory Council for the Y-USA. He is general counsel to the Technology and Manufacturing Association and Associated Equipment Distributors. Mr. Airdo is a Member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and serves as Chair of the Technology Committee. He is also a member of Leading Lawyers. He received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, and his law degree, with honors, from DePaul University.