Steven Schulwolf

Schulwolf Mediation, PLLC

Chicago, Illinois 60601


Auto Accident, Bad Faith, Business, Commercial, Complex Civil, Contract, Divorce, Employment, Environmental, Insurance, Insurance Disputes, Landlord/Tenant, Marital Property, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Reinsurance

2019: Founder of Schulwolf Mediation, PLLC (Austin, Chicago)

2004 – 2019: Founding and Managing Shareholder of Michaels, Schulwolf & Salerno (Chicago)

2000 – 2004: Litigation Associate at Fedota, Childers & May, P.C. (Chicago)

1998 – 2000: Visiting Lecturer, University of Plovdiv Law School (Bulgaria)

1994 – 1998: Litigation Associate, Lord Bissell & Brook (Chicago)


Defense: Successfully obtained summary judgment in favor of client and handled arguments in front of trial and appellate court judges in Cinergy, City of Evansville and Degroate. Successfully urged federal court to dismiss key claims in Hillshire v. Travelers.

Plaintiff: Week long confidential AAA Commercial arbitration: Lead and sole attorney for plaintiff presenting argument and evidence in business dispute to three member panel who issued a seven-figure award for the full amount of damages sought.


University of Michigan Law School, cum laude, 1994

University of Illinois, B.A. in Russian and East European Studies (highest distinction) and History, summa cum laude, Bronze Tablet (top 3%), 1991

Mediation Training

Illinois State Bar Association 40-hour Mediation/Arbitration Training

Conflict Rescue: Four Hour Texas-Specific Mediation Training in accordance with the requirements of the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association (“TMCA”)

Austin Dispute Resolution Center: 30-Hour Family Training per the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable (“TMTR”)

Bar Admissions

• Illinois Supreme Court (1994)
• State Bar of Texas (2019)
• U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
• U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
• U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
• U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
• U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin


6102 Mountain Villa Cove
Austin, TX 78731

P: 512-861-4827
E: [email protected]