Shawn Tuma – Scheef & Stone, L.L.P.

Practice/Organization Description

I am a Cybersecurity & Data Protection Partner at Scheef & Stone, L.L.P., a full-service business law firm in Texas that represents businesses of all sizes throughout the United States and, through its Mackrell International network, around the world.

I help businesses protect their information and protect them from their information. I represent clients across the United States in dealing with cybersecurity, data protection, computer fraud, information law, and litigation related legal issues.My ideal role is to serve as an outside member of a company’s team to proactively prepare for and minimize its risks of doing business in the digital environment of today’s modern business world. Then, if a problem does arise, I am there to help resolve those issues as well.

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Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (pro hac vice)

United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina (pro hac vice)


Regent University School of Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

Board of Directors, North Texas Cyber Forensics Lab

Board of Advisors, Office of CIO, Optiv Security

Elected Council Member, Computer & Technology Section of the State Bar of Texas

Chair, Civil Litigation & Appellate Section of the Collin County Bar Association

Co-Chair, Cyber, Data Security & Intellectual Property Law Committee of the Collin County Bar Association

College of the State Bar of Texas

Privacy and Data Security Committee of the State Bar of Texas

Litigation, Intellectual Property Law, and Business Sections of the State Bar of Texas

Information Security Committee of the Section on Science & Technology Committee of the American Bar Association

Social Media Committee of the American Bar Association

FBI’s InfraGard Program

Cybercrime Committee of the North Texas Crime Commission

International Association of Privacy Professionals

Dallas Bar Association

Law Chair, Regent University Alumni Board

Scribes Society of Legal Writers

Honors and Awards

Published author and lecturer on a variety of legal topics whose publications have been cited by several courts (including the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit), professional practice guides, and text books.


2600 Network Blvd.
Suite 400
Frisco, Texas 75034, United States

  • 214.472.2135
  • 214.472.2150

Areas of Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Privacy
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
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