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Michael S. Shapiro - Chicago, IL

5440 N. Cumberland AvenueSuite 302 Chicago, IL 60656

Updated: 05/11/2021

Chicago Complex Litigation Lawyer


Michael S. Shapiro is a shareholder at Tomlinson & Shapiro. Immediately prior to founding Tomlinson & Shapiro, he was a partner at a prestigious Chicago firm concentrating his practice in business and appellate litigation. Mr. Shapiro also served as a law clerk for Judge Matthew F. Kennelly, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He began his career at a large national law firm, representing clients in complex commercial litigation.

About Michael S. Shapiro

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder

Practice Areas

  • Complex Litigation


Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • Illinois

Other Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association (Member)
  • Chicago Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation Committee (Member)

Past Positions

  • SmithAmundsen LLC
  • Foley & Lardner
  • The Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Law Clerk, 2008 - 2009


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 2003
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: High Honors
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Law Review: Chicago-Kent Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000
    Bachelor of Science
    Major: Finance

Office Information


5440 N. Cumberland AvenueSuite 302 Chicago, IL 60656


  • 866-625-7089

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