Stephen D. Pauwels


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(312) 252-1519 (Phone)

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Stephen D. Pauwels is an attorney representing Fletcher & Sippel clients in litigation matters. Before joining Fletcher & Sippel, Stephen litigated personal injury and disability claims before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. During law school, Stephen served as a judicial intern for the Honorable James G. Carr of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Stephen was also an active member of Chicago-Kent’s Moot Court Honors Society where he received the Mark A. Grinker Award in 2014 for commitment to the program and the Edmund A. Burke Alumni Award in 2015.


Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois; Juris Doctorate

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Chicago, Illinois; Executive Articles Editor

Seventh Circuit Review, Chicago, Illinois; Staff Editor

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; B.A. in Political Science and History

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State of Illinois
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


Laundry and Cable Television: How the Seventh Circuit Preserved Consumer Protection Class Action Litigation from Washing Down the Tubes, 9 Seventh Circuit Review 234 (2014)