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Rebecca E. Shope

Associate
1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604
Direct419.321.1453
Fax419.241.6894
rshope@slk-law.com

Assistant

Marilyn Brockman
Direct419.321.1334
mbrockman@slk-law.com

Rebecca E. Shope joined Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP as an associate and practices in the labor and employment and litigation practice groups.  Rebecca defends employers in administrative and litigation matters including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, FMLA, and wrongful discharge disputes.  In addition to litigating, Rebecca also assists employers in navigating complex employment laws and regulations, and takes an active role in her clients’ preventative measures.  In addition to her employment practice, Rebecca represents clients in divorce and child custody matters, and is trained in collaborative divorce law matters.

Rebecca graduated from Heidelberg University in 2003 with a B.A. in political science and business administration.  She received her law degree from the University of Toledo in 2008. 

Honors

  • Excellence in Employment and Labor Law, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2014 - 2016
  • 20 Under 40 Leadership Award

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Advisory Group, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • Toledo Women's Bar Association, Women's Advocacy Committee; Salute to Judiciary Committee, 2011
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Inns of Court, Morrison R. Wait Chapter, Associate Member
  • EPIC, Vice Chair, 2016; Advisory Council Member, 2015
  • Harbor House, Advisory Board Member
  • Heidelberg Fellows Advisory Council, Past President 
  • Junior League of Toledo, Board Secretary, 2016
  • PRIZM, Advisory Board Memer
  • The Toledo Club, Board Member; Board Secretary
  • ABLE/LAWO, Emerging Leaders Council, 2011-2013
  • Toledo Opera Guild, Sapphire Blues Committee Member
  • Toledo Opera Association, past Trustee
  • Toledo MDA Summer Kick-Off, Co-Chair 2013

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Education

  • J.D., cum laude, The University of Toledo College of Law, 2008
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Heidelberg College, 2003

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 2008
  • Michigan, 2015
  • United States District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2009
  • United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2011
  • United States District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2011

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