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James R. Shultz

Associate | jshultz@smsm.com
Associate | Chicago, IL
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James Shultz, a 2014 addition to Segal McCambridge, concentrates his practice on toxic tort matters, with an emphasis on defending industrial manufacturers facing asbestos-related claims. Previously, Mr. Shultz worked as an associate with a general practice firm, litigating commercial, employment, product liability, and personal injury claims on behalf of Illinois businesses and individuals. Mr. Shultz also has considerable experience negotiating and executing various commercial and real estate transactions.

Honors

  • Best Brief, University of Illinois Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition (2008)
  • Finalist, Conrad Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition (2009)

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member; General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Section Counsel
  • Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, Director, Phi Chapter House Corporation

Practice Areas

Education

University of Illinois, B.S. (Broadcast Journalism), 2006

University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2010

Admissions

  • Illinois, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois