Thushan M. Sabaratnam


Location: Chicago, IL

Phone: 312.606.7590


Thushan Sabaratnam is an Associate in the Chicago Office of Clausen Miller P.C. Thushan concentrates his practice on construction litigation, premises liability, professional liability, insurance defense, healthcare defense, and personal injury matters. As a skilled litigator, Thushan handles all aspects of a matter from case inception through completion.

His involvement in the defense of multi-million-dollar cases has developed him into a critical analyst of claims against our clients. Thushan engages in creative and novel legal strategies to position matters for the most favorable outcomes for his clients. Throughout his career, Thushan has achieved favorable resolutions for his clients through settlement, dispositive motion practice, and mediation.

Thushan was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2019. Thushan graduated from The John Marshall Law School with a Juris Doctor degree, where he served on the Law Review Editorial Honors Board and the Moot Court Honors Executive Board. During his time at law school, his Law Review Comment was published, he won the Best Brief at the Thomas Tang Moot Court competition, and he was awarded top grades in many classes. In addition, he was also granted the Heart of John Marshall Scholarship for his positive influence on the student body.

Prior to law school, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology Honors from the University of Windsor, where he was involved in many student organizations, including the debate team.

Thushan is adaptive and flexible, as he has lived in many large North American cities including Toronto before beginning his legal journey in Chicago. His portfolio of diverse experiences has contributed to his zealous advocacy, and he counsels his clients with an open mind to find the most optimal resolution.

Thushan is a member of various bar associations, including the South Asian Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.

In his spare time, Thushan enjoys the practice of mixed martial arts, the art of cooking authentic Sri Lankan dishes, and exploring the great wonders of the world.


  • J.D. The John Marshall Law School, 2019
  • B.A. University of Windsor, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois


  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • South Asian Bar Association
  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

    T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Mission Viejo

    California 92691

    27285 Las Ramblas

    Suite 200

    Mission Viejo, California 92691

    T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Florham Park

    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

    T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Michigan City

    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

  • Appleton

    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

    T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen

  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

    T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, One Urban Center

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.745.3598 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman