Appellate Advocacy, Dispute Resolution and Trial Advocacy
Title/s: Senior Director, Associate General Counsel, CME Group Inc.
Phone: 312.648-3857, 312.618.9968
Andrew Vrabel is an attorney with CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. In that role, Andrew provides counsel to CME Group’s Technology and Global Operations divisions on domestic and international regulatory matters, and works closely with CME Group’s Products & Services Division on global business initiatives. Andrew is also a primary point-of-contact for formal, large-scale regulatory inquiries, audits, and inspections, primarily related to systems safeguards. Previously, Andrew served as an aide to CME Group’s Chief Executive Officer and later its Chief Operating Officer. He also served as CME Group’s Regional Head of Enforcement in its Market Regulation Department, where he led a team of in-house enforcement attorneys. Prior to joining CME Group, Andrew was an Assistant State's Attorney with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. As an A.S.A., Andrew tried more than one hundred and fifty bench and jury trials, wrote more than two-dozen appellate briefs and argued multiple cases before the First District Appellate Court of Illinois. While in law school, Andrew and his partner won Loyola's intra-school moot court competition. He also was a member of the National Moot Court Team and a senior editor of the Annals of Health Law.
20 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60606
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999
J.D., Loyola Chicago, 2004