Samuel Y. Chen

blank image Samuel Y. Chen
10 S. Wacker Drive
21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60606, US

T: 312.585.1467 F: 312.585.1401
Sam utilizes his experience with coverage analysis and litigation to represent the Firm’s clients in all stages of a coverage dispute.

He is also fluent in Chinese (Mandarin).



  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Awards & Rankings

While attending the University of Illinois College of Law, Sam participated on the Trial Team for the 2015-2017 national competitions.

Before Nicolaides

As a law clerk, Sam researched and analyzed various legal issues related to D&O, CGL, and Professional Liability policies. He prepared briefs on various topics regarding agency, commission payments, and contract interpretation.

Before attending the University of Illinois College of Law, Sam worked as a client relations liaison where he coordinated efforts to meet the day-to-day demands of international clients, developed relationships for potential business opportunities abroad, and presented educational seminars on cutting-edge topics for local vendors.

Outside Nicolaides

Sam enjoys trying different foods and taking short, weekend getaways to visit his friends in various cities across the country. Although he has not yet mastered any particular sport, Sam enjoys playing volleyball, softball and water polo, and is an avid hockey fan.