Bar Admissions: Illinois; Missouri; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar); U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
Practice Groups: Commercial Litigation, Environmental, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury Defense, Product Liability, Toxic Tort / Mass Tort
Education: University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 1980, JD; University of Tulsa, 1977, B.A., Journalism - graduated with Honors
Memberships: American Bar Association, Torts and Insurance Sections and Section of Litigation; Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel; Illinois State Bar Association; Missouri Bar Association; Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers; St. Clair County Bar Association
John Schaberg is a partner in Foley & Mansfield’s Edwardsville office. He focuses his practice on trials and litigation, including toxic torts, product liability, and commercial litigation.
John has more than 30 years of litigation management and trial experience. He has defended hundreds of cases and executed dozens of trials to verdict in Illinois, Missouri, and federal courts. Furthermore, he has briefed and argued numerous appeals in the state and federal courts.
His self-insured clients and insurance clients have turned to him for products liability, construction, premises, property management liability, medical, dram shop, commercial liability and loss recovery, as well as first-party insurance claims. He has a strong record of loyalty, teamwork, client collaboration, early evaluation, honest advice and prompt, meaningful reporting. He aims to develop positions of strength, and then by employing those strengths through mediation, negotiation or trial, pursues the optimal resolution for the client.
John has achieved an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible from his peers for legal ability and adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability, and diligence.
IN THE NEWS
December 10, 2018
Foley & Mansfield Names 2019 Partners, Equity Partners
The national defense firm of Foley & Mansfield today announced the election of nine partners to its Equity Partnership, and fifteen attorneys to its Partnership, effective January 1, 2019.
September 14, 2018
Foley & Mansfield Wins Appeal in Municipal Flooding Case After 17 Years of Litigation
John Schaberg of the firm’s Edwardsville office recently won an appeal following 17 years of ongoing litigation.