Did You Know?

Shelbey loves the Chicago Bears and any team who is playing the Green Bay Packers

Shelbey spends her free time posting on her food Instagram, going to concerts, doing hot yoga, or walking the city

Shelbey sang in choirs and took vocal lessons for 14 years of her life

Shelbey will most definitely order French fries for the table

Shelbey loves to travel and has done solo trips to Rome, Croatia, and Thailand

Shelbey once rode the Zamboni at the Blackhawks game and has been on every Chicago sports stadium jumbotron

Shelbey studied journalism at Indiana University – go Hoosiers! – and did a work-study program in London

Shelbey shamelessly enjoys reality TV, especially the Real Housewives and Southern Charm

Shelbey is known in her friend group for making elaborate charcuterie boards and hosting fun dinner parties

Shelbey eats cupcakes by ripping the bottom off and putting it on the top . . . and she recommends you try it, too

Shelbey is transactional attorney. Her practice primarily focuses on corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, regulatory compliance, commercial contracts, and other franchise matters.

Prior to joining Cheng Cohen, Shelbey practiced as a defense litigator in Chicago. In law school, Shelbey served as the Managing Editor of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, participated in Moot Court on the American Bar Association team, and was selected to be an instructional assistant for several legal writing classes.

  • Education

    • Juris Doctor, Loyola University Chicago Law School
    • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Indiana University – Bloomington
  • Bar Admissions

    • State of Illinois
  • Associations

    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois