Paul J. Schumacher Named Chair of the FDCC Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote’s Paul J. Schumacher has been appointed Chair of the Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee for the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC).

Mr. Schumacher has been serving as the FDCC’s Vice Chair for the past two years, and the new appointment is a two-year term. As Chair, he will be responsible for coordinating the substantive law committee of over 150 Federation members who practice in the areas of both toxic exposure cases and environmental matters. Membership to the FDCC is by invitation, and all prospective members undergo a comprehensive peer review process. The organization consists of only the top-tier of professionals throughout the world.

“I am honored to be selected to head up a tremendous group of legal specialists within the FDCC, and I look forward to continuing the fine work of this committee,” Mr. Schumacher said.

Mr. Schumacher is the Shareholder-in-Charge of Dickie McCamey’s Cleveland office, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial law and litigation, construction, product liability, and toxic tort.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Schumacher was Product Liability Practice Group Manager and a partner at a litigation defense firm in Cleveland where he represented public and private companies, insurance carriers, and individuals in cases involving industrial accidents, product claims, OSHA claims, intentional torts, and toxic exposure.

Mr. Schumacher received his J.D., cum laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he served as Editor for the Cleveland State Law Review, and earned his B.A. from the University of Dayton.

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