Shana J. Scheid



Civil litigation with experience in the areas of premises liability, construction, transportation, insurance coverage and general liability

Previous Experience

Litigated 48 jury trials to verdict and 12 bench trials to judgment
Extensive experience in representing clients in arbitration proceedings in Cook and the surrounding counties and in successfully negotiating settlements for clients in pretrial

Civil Service

Trustee on the Westmont Public Library Board, Westmont, Illinois

Awards & Honors

2016 Rising Stars
2015 Emerging Lawyers


Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN, B.A.
DePaul University College of Law, J.D.

Bar & Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
State of Illinois
Certified Arbitrator—Cook and DuPage County Mandatory Arbitration Program
Trial Bar for the United Stated District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


Chicago Bar Association
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Defense Research Institute

"A strong relationship with a top-shelf law firm is critical to my organization’s success. NBKL provides just that type of partnership that has allowed my organization to be successful."

-Michael S. Baiardo, Illinois Risk Management Services & Illinois Compensation Trust

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