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Cecilia M. Sidebottom*

101 South Tryon Street
Suite 2200
Charlotte, NC 28280

Cecilia M. Sidebottom is a paralegal in the intellectual property (IP) litigation practice area in the Charlotte office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.  Cecilia has extensive experience in IP litigation including trial preparation, exhibit organization, document production, drafting motions, drafting discovery documents, deposition digesting, subpoenas, filing documents with the U.S. District and Appellate Courts, maintaining a litigation docket pursuant to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of the U.S. District and Appellate Courts, PowerPoint presentations and attendance at trial.

Cecilia also has prior experience in patent and trademark prosecution before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office along with a prior background in civil litigation.


  • Selected to the Board at Hilbert College to successfully obtain accreditation for the Paralegal Program in 1978

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Women in eDiscovery, Charlotte Chapter

* Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Shumaker professional not admitted to practice law.

Alternate biographies




  • Wells College, 1980-1983
  • Hilbert College, 1977-1979
  • State University of New York College at Fredonia, 1975-1977

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