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Paul F. Stibbe

Paul F. Stibbe’s practice involves a wide range of commercial litigation matters in both federal and state courts. Paul concentrates his litigation practice on complex business disputes, class action defense, real estate disputes, and construction disputes. His recent real estate litigation experience includes disputes related to private equity fund and REIT real estate investments, real estate taxes, commercial leases, and renewable energy investments. He also has experience working on environmental and trademark matters.

Paul maintains an active pro bono practice, including recent work with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and the Chicago Bar Foundation.


  • Litigation
  • Real estate litigation



  • Intern, U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental Enforcement Section, 2012
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Kermit E. Bye, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2011

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago


  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 2013
    • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Science & Technology Law
  • B.A., with honors, Northwestern University, 2010
  • Hon. Sidney I. Schenkier, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2016
  • Hon. Geraldine Soat Brown, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2014-2016
  • Hon. Daniel J. Crothers, Supreme Court of North Dakota, 2013-2014
Con licencia para ejercer en
  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts