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Jamie R. Schumacher
  • Insurance Defense, Business Law, Social Security Disability...
  • Pennsylvania
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Jamie R. Schumacher is an Associate in the Litigation Department at MacDonald Illig where she concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, employment litigation, insurance defense, and municipal/ordinance enforcement. She is also a member of the firm's Commercial/General Litigation Practice Group, Labor & Employment Practice Group, Government Services Practice Group, Marketing Committee, and the Recruitment Committee. Ms. Schumacher is licensed to practice in all Pennsylvania state courts, the United States District Courts for the Western and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Schumacher is the former chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Erie County Bar Association. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates. Ms. Schumacher is also a frequent speaker and author on issues of substantive law and practice.

In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Schumacher enjoys spending time with her daughter and continuing her involvement as both a student and an instructor at Long's School of Dance here in Erie. Before joining MacDonald Illig, she was an intern at the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office Domestic Violence Division.

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Law
  • Social Security Disability
  • Employment Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
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3rd Circuit
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United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
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United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton
- Current
Education
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
J.D.
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Gannon University
B.A. | Political Science
Honors: summa cum laude, with Honors
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Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member
Current
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Erie County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Women in the Workplace: Facing the Same Challenges Generations Later
Manufacturer & Business Association Business Magazine, Volume XXXI No.4
Nonprofit Board Members: Legal Duties & Obligations
Manufacturer & Business Association Business Magazine, Volume XXIX No. 7
Five Key Differences Between a Summer Position & Becoming an Associate, Legal Intelligencer
Young Lawyers Column
Pregnancy in the Workplace: Ensuring Compliance in Accommodating Employees & Spouses
Manufacturer & Business Association Business Magazine, Volume XXVIII No. 3
From Blackbeard to Jack Sparrow- Who are today’s pirates and why do we care? The effect the legal definition of piracy has on the international shipping industry and maritime insurance coverage
31 Journal of Law and Commerce 135
Speaking Engagements
Chart Smart! Save a Life and Your Career
Spring 2017
Legal Update: The Changing State of 'Normal' - What You Need to Know About Legal Controversies in Medicine in 2017
Spring 2017
Refusal of Care, Documentation and Court-Ordered Cesarean Sections
Fall 2017
Complying with New and Existing Labor & Employment Laws in an Ever-Changing Legal Environment
Fall 2017
Medical Marijuana: What Employers Need to Know
Summer 2018
Websites & Blogs
Website
Jamie R. Schumacher Website Profile
Website
MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton Website
Blog
MacDonald Illig Articles
Contact & Map
MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton
100 State St
#700
Erie, PA 16507
USA
Telephone: (814) 870-7613
Fax: (818) 454-4647