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Shane B. Nichols, Associate

DIRECT 312-728-4902   FAX 312-728-4950

Shane is an Associate in the Chicago office. He has spent his entire career litigating general and commercial aviation matters throughout the country, including the representation of component part manufacturers, airlines, airport service providers, and maintenance facilities in complex claims involving wrongful death, personal injury, and commercial disputes. He has also provided guidance to various entities within the aviation industry on regulatory compliance, risk assessment and management, and pre-suit dispute resolution. His efforts extend from pre-suit investigation through trial and have resulted in numerous favorable outcomes for the clients.

Shane is a 2008 graduate of the University of Arizona. He earned his J.D. and graduated cum laude from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois in 2013. While in law school, Shane worked as a law clerk for a firm specializing in aviation, was a contributing member of The John Marshall Law Review, and competed in several mock trial competitions through the trial advocacy program.

Shane is admitted to practice in Illinois as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.


20 South Clark St.
Suite 2620
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 728-4901


John Marshall Law School, J.D. 2013
University of Arizona, B.A. Journalism 2008


Illinois, 2013
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2014