Robert A. Shipley

For 43 years, Robert A. Shipley has maintained long-standing client relationships while engaged in an active litigation and trial practice, along with general business counseling. Mr. Shipley focuses his practice in civil litigation involving complex commercial, construction, insurance, professional liability and tort litigation and general business counseling, as well as Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. An experienced trial attorney, he has in excess of 100 cases to verdict and has successfully argued cases in the Illinois Appellate Court.

Outside of the practice, Bob enjoys his passion for live music, theater, reading and exploring Chicago. Bob is an active member of the East Bank Club as well as an avid walker and casual runner. He will often be found in Cleveland visiting his grandson and also participates in volunteer activities throughout the year.

PRACTICE AREAS

Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS

Illinois
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, General and Trial Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

EDUCATION

Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D.

University of Illinois, B.A. History

DePaul University Center for Dispute Resolution

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Arbitration Association | Panel of Arbitrators
  • Construction Lawyers Society of America | Fellow
  • Defense Research Institute | Member
  • Lawyers of Distinction | Member
  • American Bar Association | Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association | Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association Insurance Law Section Counsel | Member
  • Chicago Bar Association | Member
  • American Institute for Paralegal Studies, Inc. | Former Faculty Member
  • Interdisciplinary Cooperation Committee | Past Chairman
  • Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council | Former Member

Awards

  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings™
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™ (2010-2022)

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