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Richard C. Shollenberger



Richard C. Shollenberger, Jr., graduated from the Boston University on a Trustee Scholar scholarship and from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Law on a Max Rosen Foundation scholarship.  In law school, he was a director of training for the Guild Food Stamp Clinic and interned for Community Legal Services, which are advocacy groups for the indigent.  Following graduation, Mr. Shollenberger was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Madaline Palladino of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.  In 1991, he relocated to Chicago, where he joined the firm.  In 2011, Mr. Shollenberger became President of Lewis & Davidson, Ltd.

Since 1991, Mr. Shollenberger has practiced in all areas of workers’ compensation representing injured employees and survivors, including victims of cancer, respiratory disease, myocardial infarction,  suicide, chronic pain, disc herniation, joint derangement, fractures, amputations  and repetitive trauma.  He also represented victims of motor vehicle collision, elevator malfunction, METRA derailment, and dangerous property conditions.  Mr. Shollenberger has extensive experience securing substantial settlements, arbitration awards and victories on appeal.  He  has been invited to lecture by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, The Midwest Pain Society, and The Chicago Area Committee on Occupational Safety and Health. 

Mr. Shollenberger’s practice emphasizes access to high quality health care, exhaustive preparation, and plain language explanation of rights and options.


  • Pennsylvania, 1989
  • Illinois, 1991


  • University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1989
  • Boston University, B.A., 1984
  • Lehigh County Community College, A.A., 1984

Lewis & Davidson, Ltd. serves clients in Chicago and throughout Northern Illinois.