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Jamie R. Schumacher

Associate
jschumacher@mijb.com
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Phone: (818) 870-7613
Fax: (818) 454-4647

100 State St #700
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507

Jamie R. Schumacher is an Associate in the Litigation Department at MacDonald Illig where she concentrates her practice in the area of litigation. She is a member of the Firm's Commercial/General Litigation Practice Group, Labor & Employment Practice Group, Marketing Committee, and Emerging Technologies/Copyright and Trademark Practice Team.

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.

Ms. Schumacher is both a student and an instructor at Long's School of Dance here in Erie, where she teaches classes in ballet, tap, jazz, Irish, and aerial arts. Ms. Schumacher is also a member of Long's Performing Arts Team and Captain of Long's Aerial Arts Team.

Education

J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2014
Journal of Law and Commerce, Lead Articles Editor Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, Fellow

B.A., Political Science, Legal Studies Certificate, Gannon University, May 2011
summa cum laude, with Honors
Archbishop John Mark Gannon Award
Excellence in Political Science Award

Bar Admissions Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Memberships & Associations

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Erie County Bar Association

Chair, Young Lawyers Division, Erie County Bar Association
Member Since: 2017

House of Delegates, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Board Member, Early Connections

Publications
Jamie R. Schumacher, Note, 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 (Fall, 2013).

Jamie R. Schumacher, Legal Brief, Pregnancy in the Workplace: Ensuring Compliance in Accommodating Employees & Spouses, Manufacturer & Business Association Business Magazine, Volume XXVIII No. 3 (March 2015).

Jamie R. Schumacher, Five Key Differences Between a Summer Position & Becoming an Associate, Legal Intelligencer, Young Lawyers Column (August 26, 2015).

Jamie R. Schumacher, Legal Brief, Nonprofit Board Members: Legal Duties & Obligations, Manufacturer & Business Association Business Magazine, Volume XXIX No. 7 (July 2016).

Jamie R. Schumacher, Uber Faces More Problems in Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, At Issue (Winter, 2016).

Lisa Smith Presta and Jamie R. Schumacher, Legal Brief, Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch: What Employers Should Know, Manufacturer & Business Association Business Magazine, Volume XXX No. 4 (April 2017).

Lisa Smith Presta and Jamie R. Schumacher, Presentation: "Chart Smart! Save a Life and Your Career" (Spring, 2017).

Lisa Smith Presta and Jamie R. Schumacher, Presentation: "Legal Update: The Changing State of 'Normal' - What You Need to Know About Legal Controversies in Medicine in 2017" (Spring, 2017).