Alicia J. Schumacher
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
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)
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