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Big Firm Moxie. Small Firm Attention.

Efficient representation delivered with tenacity, meticulous preparation and a keen dedication to detail.  When it appears the only winners in litigation will be the lawyers, Shannon works to find ways to resolve disagreements before lawsuit escalation. She assists clients in making smart decisions designed to protect their business and personal interests and focuses on resolutions to prevent the drain on financial and human resources that can accompany extended litigation.   When an early amicable resolution is not viable and disagreements have deteriorated into a lawsuit, you need an advocate who not only understands the law, but who will aggressively represent you while also prioritizing your business and personal objectives. Shannon vigorously represents clients in court while maintaining an approach that aims to keep litigation as efficient as possible.  With over twenty years of litigation experience in courtrooms in various jurisdictions across the country, she knows zealous advocacy and maximizes efficient representation.



Shannon has assisted corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and sole proprietors in a wide range of business matters including setting up new companies and  reviewing, negotiating and preparing contracts in a variety of diverse types of business transactions. She has also represented the interests of individuals and businesses at times when businesses or their relationships dissolve, when disputes arise as to obligations, and when disagree-ments turn into lawsuits. A representative list of the types of matters she has litigated includes: 


  • Breach of Contract and Contract Disputes

  • Breach of Key Employee, Confidentiality and Noncompetition Agreements

  • Commercial Lease and Landlord/Tenant Disputes

  • Business Breakups

  • Disputes as to Operating or Shareholder Agreements

  • Money Owed

  • Unfair and Deceptive Business or Trade Practices



In the sensitive times that surround family disputes, you need an experienced litigator. If you have a loved one no longer able to care for or make decisions for themselves due to a physical or mental condition, or a child reaching the age of majority affected by a physical or mental condition, Shannon has experience in representing clients in the legal processes to obtain guardianship from the Court. She has also represented caveators and propounders in Will Caveat cases and has litigated other disputes concerning trusts, estates and probate related matters. Her representative experience includes:  


  • Will Contests and Caveats

  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty

  • Contested Incompetency and Guardianship Proceedings

  • Trust, Estate and Probate Disputes

  • Other Matters in Dispute Before the Clerk of Superior Court



When it comes to disputes in your sport, an attorney that understands the importance of weighing legal pursuits against competitive decisions and potentially damaging media exposure is critical.  Shannon has pursued and defended civil lawsuits, temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions in motorsports, racing, golf and other sports related matters including breaches, terminations of or disputes concerning:


  • Athlete, Personal or Professional Services and Key Employee Agreements

  • Confidentiality and Noncompetition Agreements

  • Sponsorship Agreements

  • License Agreements

  • Equipment Leasing and Servicing Agreements

  • Commercial Lease and Facilities Rental Agreements

  • Business Breakups

  • Operating or Shareholder Agreements

  • Money Owed

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