Michael W. Shumate


Michael W. Shumate

mshumate@fletcher-sippel.com (email)

(312) 252-1502 (Phone)

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Michael Shumate is an attorney focused on casualty and commercial litigation for a number of railroads and other corporate clients. His practice area also extends to transactional and regulatory matters. Prior to joining Fletcher & Sippel in 2016, Michael was an attorney at another Chicago law firm specializing in railroad litigation, working with Class I railroads and other corporate clients.


Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado;  BS

University of Denver, Sturm College of Law; Denver, Colorado; Juris Doctorate

Bar Admissions

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