Xavier A. Vergara
OverviewXavier focuses his practice on insurance coverage litigation utilizing his experience with commercial general liability, professional liability and directors and officers liability insurance policies to effectively represent insurers in all types of disputes, including bad faith litigation. Xavier has also represented various parties in insurance defense and commercial litigation matters across the United States.
Xavier currently serves on the board for the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, as well as a board member for the Filipino American Lawyers Association, Chicago chapter, where he is also the head of the Issues and Advocacy Committee. He also serves on the planning committee for the Chicagoland Howlett Cup High School Mock Trial Competition.
At Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Xavier served as the President of the Student Bar Association. He also participated on the prestigious Philip H. Corboy Mock Trial Fellowship team. Xavier was a Senior Editor of the Annals of Health Law Journal, and held clerkships with both the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and the United States’ Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois.
- Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section: Social Chair and Special Events Coordinator (2018-Present).
- Filipino American Lawyers Association, Chicago: Board Member and Issues and Advocacy Chair (2017-2020).
- Michael J. Howlett Cup High School Mock Trial Competition: Board Member (2016-Present).