Lawrence I. Shulruff

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Chicago, IL

Sudekum Cassidy & Shulruff, Chtd.
 | 20 North Clark Street, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-803-6250
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Coverage (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (40%)
Attorney Profile

Lawrence Shulruff is a partner at Chicago-based Sudekum, Cassidy & Shulruff, Chtd. He focuses his practice on general personal injury defense,  property loss, commercial litigation, trucking litigation, arson and fraud investigation. He has trired more than 70 cases to verdict in Illiniois and Indiana.

He received his B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1981. In 1983 he received his M.S.J. from Northwestern University. In 1988, he received his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Illinois and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Shulruff worked as a newspaper reporter. He has written articles on law and business topics for a variety of publications, including the New York Times, the American Bar Association Journal, the National Law Journal and Working Woman magazine.

Mr. Shulruff is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School of Law where he teaches advanced trial practice.

He has an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards. 

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Insurance Coverage (60%)

Personal Injury - General (40%)


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Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006

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About Lawrence Shulruff

Admitted: 1988, Illinois

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Honors and Awards:

  • A-V rated by Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Trial Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Adjunct professor, Northwestern School of Law teaching advanced trial advocacy
  • Written for the issues of New York Times, the National Law Journal, the American Bar Association Journal, Working Woman magazine and other publications

Educational Background:

  • Northwestern University with an M.S., 1983
  • University of Illinois-Urbana with a B.A. , 1981
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Office Location for Lawrence I. Shulruff

20 North Clark Street
Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-803-6250


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