Our attorneys are committed to providing clients with optimum service and leading edge counsel on the futures, commodities, derivatives, and forex markets. Meet our close knit team.
Felix Shipkevich is a principal of Shipkevich PLLC. His practice concentrates on futures, commodities, and derivatives regulatory, transactional, and enforcement matters. Mr. Shipkevich has a strong legal background in corporate governance, compliance, regulatory, and collateral issues associated with these areas. He performs transactional work for Futures Commissions Merchants (FCMs), Retail Foreign Exchange Dealers (RFEDs), Introducing Brokers (IBs), Commodity Pool Operators (CPOs), Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs), Swap Dealers (SDs), Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs), and domestic and offshore hedge funds.
Irene is sometimes referred to as the “Bankruptcy Nerd” of our team, having represented thousands of consumers. Her experience of aiding clients in thousands of cases involving bankruptcy and debt resolution make Irene a force to be reckoned with in the legal arena. She had previously been working in the industry for the “Dark Side”, AKA Creditors, but has since had a change of heart. She has decided to return to the light in hopes of aiding consumers in their effort to rid themselves of insurmountable debt, and we are certainly pleased with this decision.
Irene, a recent mother of one—knows what it means to provide the care necessary to make clients feel safe and secure; giving them that crucial piece of mind that comes from knowing they are in good hands…
Garynn M. Noel
Ms. Noel advises the firm’s debt relief services industry clients in regulatory compliance matters arising under the Uniform Debt Management Services Act (UDMSA), state regulations and Federal Trade Commission rules and regulations. She also assists clients in procuring license and registration in all jurisdictions where applicable, as well as ensuring compliance with CFPB guidelines. Additionally, Ms. Noel provides comprehensive services to debt relief services clients which include drafting Client Service Agreements, drafting and negotiating third-party relationship agreements, and training on compliance with state and federal regulations.
Minelik Shimmelis, an Ethiopia native, is an experienced attorney who entered the legal arena with internships at the Surrogate’s Court, Ninth Judicial District, as well as the United States Court of International Trade. He then ventured into bankruptcy law and represented both individuals and corporations. Minelik’s career path in law led to him entering the field of document review and litigation, lending his expertise on local and international cases. He now returns to the bankruptcy domain as a partner at Shipkevich PLLC bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and skills in multi-state bankruptcy filing.
BRYAN E. MCENTEE
Mr. McEntee is a dedicated public servant with an extensive background in criminal defense, family law, civil litigation, probate matters, business entity formation and creation, and, of course, bankruptcy. A truly hard-working attorney, Mr. McEntee has been defending the people of Connecticut in all manner of legal dispute for years. His dedication to his clients, aggressive researching skills and meticulous demeanor make Mr. McEntee one of the most respected lawyers in the Connecticut…
Mr. Brent is a seasoned attorney with significant experience not only in consumer bankruptcy, but also in tax law, estate planning and contract law. Being passionate about improving the lives’ of individuals, he volunteered at legal clinics to assist homeless veterans and consumers facing foreclosure. Mr. Brent aggressively followed his calling of helping those in need by interning at the Milwaukee Public Defender’s Office. Upon obtaining his law degree, he has been instrumental in granting a fresh start to residents in the Michigan area by providing stellar legal counsel. As such, he has become a widely sought out bankruptcy attorney.
DONALD C. NEMEC
Donald C. Nemec is an accomplished attorney who represents individuals and organizations in a variety of legal areas, including consumer bankruptcy, family law, consumer law, and general litigation. During the pursuit of his law degree, Mr Nemec devoted his time to helping those in need by volunteering at Legal Aid and serving as a court records researcher in Dallas County. Being tech-savvy, Mr Nemec has combined technological advancements with his legal expertise to provide 21stcentury legal services to individuals in Texas. His aggressive researching skills, dedication to his clients and meticulous demeanor makes him one of the most widely sought out legal minds in Texas.
Andrew Wasielewski is a force to reckon within the Nevada legal field, fiercely advocating for consumers’ rights in a broad array of arenas including consumer bankruptcy, real estate, premises liability, consumer law, insurance defense, securities and employment law. His career in the Unites States military taught him values that he transferred to his successful career in law.
Jeffrey Gywnn is a well respected attorney in the State of California known for his flawless legal representation in the areas of consumer bankruptcy, commercial and insurance defense litigation and personal injury. He joins Shipkevich PLLC as a partner in California with admissions to State of California Bar and the State Bar of Texas.
David Veazey is a seasoned attorney in the state of Tennessee. With a strong background in bankruptcy, criminal defense, domestic relations, Mr. Veazey clearly has a passion for helping those in need. Before entering the legal arena, David played a key role in the non-profit sector.
Troy Courage is a Seattle native with a strong consumer advocacy background focusing on consumer bankruptcy, family law, employment law, and personal injury.
Mr. Courage’s interest for consumer bankruptcy piqued when he interned at the Bankruptcy Clinic at Seattle University. During his time at the Clinic, Mr. Courage gained significant experience in many areas of bankruptcy law.
Thomas Hamilton is an attorney in the Commonwealth of Kentucky focusing his practice on elder law, business law, mining and mineral law, bankruptcy and real estate. He is excited for the opportunity to join Shipkevich to further serve his bankruptcy clients. He is admitted to practice before all courts in Kentucky.