John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Juris Doctorate (2010)
Bradley University, B.A., Theater/Communications with Minor in French, Magna Cum Laude (2002)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Illinois Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2013)
Illinois Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
American Bar Association
Lesbian and Gay Bar Association, Board of Directors
Shaun D. Sperling is an Associate in Aronberg Goldgehn’s commercial litigation group. Shaun’s primary practice is focused on litigating matters arising of contract disputes and real estate transactions. Shaun represents local and national commercial lenders in workout and special asset litigation and Chapter 7, 11, and 13 Bankruptcy matters. In addition, Shaun works with the divorce and family law group, focusing on the intricacies of civil unions, marriage and divorce for same sex couples
Pro bono work also makes up an important part of Shaun’s practice. He represents victims of persecution and torture seeking asylum in the United States as part of the Pro-bono Attorney Program at the National Immigrant Justice Center.
Shaun has been selected for inclusion in the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers – Rising Stars List. He was also a 2006 recipient of the Windy City Media Group’s annual “Thirty under Thirty in Chicago” award recognizing his professional and civic contributions to the community. Additionally, Shaun regularly speaks to students, professionals and various organizations on matters involving diversity, authenticity and tolerance with his motivational speaking and workshop program, YOUniversity™.
Shaun earned his Juris Doctor degree from The John Marshall Law School. During Law School he participated in moot court competitions and was a semi-finalist at the Williams Institute Moot Court Competition at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 2008, Shaun attended an international human rights conference in Israel and the West Bank where he met with high court justices and members of non-governmental organizations to discuss the impact of international conflict on human rights law. Shaun is a graduate of Bradley University where he studied communications and theatre.