Mark Shaw founded Shaw Law in 1995. Previously, he was a trial lawyer at Winston & Strawn, L.L.P. and Seyfarth Shaw, L.L.P. He received a B.S. Pharm., with honors, from Purdue University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University. He is a licensed pharmacist in Illinois and was licensed in Indiana and Kentucky. In addition, he is a licensed attorney in state and federal courts in Illinois, the District of Columbia, and Wisconsin, and is also admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court. He has served as a certified arbitrator and guardian ad litem in Illinois. He has written and lectured on various legal topics and received awards for trial advocacy. He served as Special Illinois Attorney General, Illinois Legislative Counsel, Special Cook County State’s Attorney, Special Round Lake Beach Counsel and a Lake Forest Plan Commissioner. He was a Teen Court Judge, and a member of numerous bar and pharmacy associations. He practices in all major areas of law including bankruptcy, civil, criminal, family, estate planning, land use, municipal, personal injury, probate, real estate, second amendment rights and transactional law.