Carl M. Schultz’s law practice focuses on healthcare law.  Mr. Schultz’s practice includes counseling individuals and families in all aspects of Elder Law and Special Needs planning, and preparing documentation to assist clients in meeting those needs. Mr. Schultz has over 16 years of experience in handling all aspects of civil litigation, including Will contests, guardianship, probate and other complex civil disputes. Mr. Schultz has extensive experience in handling complex healthcare litigation, including Medicare and Medicaid fraud investigations.  Mr. Schultz is a regular speaker on topics in healthcare law including presentations at the Chicago Risk Management Society, Illinois Defense Counsel, and the Chicago Bar Association.  He is the past Chair and Vice-Chair of the CBA Health Law Committee.

Mr. Schultz has successfully represented healthcare clients in obtaining favorable results at mediation, pre-trial settlement conference and trial.  Recently, Mr. Schultz obtained a defense verdict in favor of a nursing home in McHenry County Illinois.  Plaintiff alleged violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Act arising from a resident who fell and fractured his hip.  The winning defense was that the nursing home staff properly followed policy and regulations requiring the least restrictive environment.  The jury agreed with the defense and found in favor of the nursing home that there were no violations of the Act.  Plaintiff’s post-trial appeal was denied and the defense verdict affirmed. 


Mr. Schultz received a BA from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.  He received his JD at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Elder Counsel Profile Link:


Carl Schultz
Carl Schultz, Civil Litigation and Trial Work