Nancy Shepard

Nancy Shepard

Chicago, Illinois

Nancy Shepard has practiced in the area of workers’ compensation law for her entire career.  She has received favorable decisions and settlements in hundreds of cases and handled appeals through the Appellate Court of Illinois.

Her practice began when she clerked during law school at a prominent workers’ compensation and labor law firm in Chicago, IL.  Following graduation, she clerked for a Federal Judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.  She returned to Chicago and became an attorney at the same firm and brought claims on behalf of injured workers for seven years.  She then transferred to the Law Department of the City of Chicago handling workers’ compensation claims there for four years.  She then returned to her passion of assisting injured workers receive the benefits they are entitled to under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act in 2017 by joining Seidman, Margulis and Fairman.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2004
  • Texas, 2005


  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2004
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    • B.S.
    • Major: Biomedical Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association, Member