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Alicia J. Schumacher

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1801 North Highland Ave
Tampa, Florida 33602
T: 813.204.6418
F: 813.223.9620

Alicia Schumacher is an experienced litigation attorney who has successfully represented clients in a wide range of commercial, franchise, and employment disputes in both state and federal courts.  Ms. Schumacher regularly counsels clients regarding employment situations and preventative employment measures and has successfully represented clients in claims before the United States Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Florida Commission on Human Relations.   Ms. Schumacher also represents corporate and individual clients at the appellate level and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Ms. Schumacher has lectured on both franchise and employment law topics and is also a certified Florida Circuit Court and approved Middle District of Florida mediator.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers, Mentor Attorney

Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Membership Committee

Hillsborough County Bar Association

  • Military and Veterans Affairs Committee
  • Served as a guardian ad litem attorney
  • Provides pro bono services

The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section

  • Local/Voluntary Bar Association Liaison Committee

American Bar Association

Litigation Counsel of America

Women’s Franchising Network of Tampa Bay

The Junior League of Tampa

Tampa Connection

Hillsborough County "Just Friends" Mentoring Program

South Tampa Young Men's Service League, Parent and Founding Member

Member of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators


Honors & Recognitions

AV Preeminent® Peer and Judiciary Review Rated, by Martindale-Hubbell®

Martindale Hubbell’s Bar Registry of Preeminent Women Lawyers

Recognized as  Top Lawyer in Employment Law: Management, Tampa Magazine (2019 & 2021)

Recognized as Best Lawyer in Commercial Litigation, US News & World Report (2022) 


Ms. Schumacher was born in Limestone, Maine and was raised in Niceville, Florida.


Florida State University, J.D.

  • Member/Officer Moot Court Team

Florida State University, B.A. in History, magna cum laude

  • Omicron Delta Kappa, President and Outstanding Senior

  • Florida Sate University Outstanding Leadership Award

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar and Court Admissions


United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit