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Morgan A. Schumann

Associate | mschumann@smsm.com
Associate | Chicago, IL
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Morgan Schumann is an associate attorney in Segal McCambridge's Chicago office, focusing her practice on toxic tort, complex commercial litigation, and food and beverage litigation. She has experience drafting complaints, responses to motions to dismiss, jury instructions, and judicial decisions. She is also experienced in researching case law, has participated in mediations, and has observed court proceedings, including status hearings, motion calls, settlement conferences, trials, and appellate oral argument.

In addition to her work as a summer associate and law clerk with the firm, Ms. Schumann has experience as a Judicial Extern for two Judges in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She served as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors for NASCO Properties from 2015 to 2017 and is currently a member of the Young Professional Board for Illinois Legal Aid Online.

Ms. Schumann received her Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. While attending law school, she was a member of the University of Illinois Law Review, represented borrowers in residential foreclosure mediation and litigation through the Community Preservation Clinic, and externed with the Cook County Public Defender Civil Division, helping reunite families after allegations of parental abuse or neglect. She also received CALI Awards for the highest grade in Torts and Legal Research.

Before attending law school, Ms. Schumann received a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Legal Aid Online Young Professional Board
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois

Education

University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude (2018)

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Lubar School of Business, M.S., Nonprofit Management and Leadership (2015)

University of Wisconsin - Madison, B.A., Anthropology (2011)

Admissions

  • Illinois, 2018