Matthew J. Sheahin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Chicago, IL

Lavelle Law Ltd.
 | 141 W. Jackson Blvd, Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-332-2855
Fax: 847-241-1704
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (80%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Matthew Sheahin is a shareholder at the Chicago, Illinois, office of Lavelle Law, Ltd. and has been admitted to practice before all federal and state courts in the state of Illinois. Mr. Sheahin focuses his practice on commercial and business litigation, contract disputes, employment issues, commercial lease drafting, estate planning, and wills and trusts.

Mr. Sheahin received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Illinois. He then pursued and received his law degree from Loyola University School of Law. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association and Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. Outside his legal practice, Mr. Sheahin is a trustee on the Board of Trustees for the Union League Club Boys and Girls Clubs and works with the Legal Assistance Foundation pro bono on various types of cases. 

Practice Areas
  • 80%Business Litigation
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate & Estate Administration, Litigation


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Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020

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About Matthew Sheahin

Admitted: 1997, Illinois

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Finance, Transactions, Corporation and Business Law Committees
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • Illinois

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Legal Assistance Foundation pro bono on disabled children's Social Security Income cases
  • Member, BNI Business Perk Chapter in Naperville/Wheaton area
  • Member, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce
  • Northwest Regional Advisory Board of Catholic Charities

Educational Background:

  • University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, B.A. in Accounting
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Office Location for Matthew J. Sheahin

141 W. Jackson Blvd
Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: 312-332-2855

Fax: 847-241-1704

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Last Updated: 9/10/2018

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