Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 2008

  • Membership and Comment Editor, Northwestern Journal of International Human Rights

Rice University, B.A., Political Science (concentration in Comparative Politics), 2004


Illinois, 2008

Seema Patel is senior counsel in Chapman’s Illinois Public Finance Department. Seema started her career at Chapman in 2008 after participating in the firm's summer associate program, and rejoined the firm in 2013.

Seema serves as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, and underwriter’s counsel in governmental purpose bond transactions for a variety of Illinois governmental entities and large investment banking firms.