Shannon practices primarily in the areas of employment defense and commercial litigation. Licensed in both Nevada and California, she has nearly 20 years of experience litigating on behalf of management concerning claims of employment discrimination, wrongful termination, leaves of absence, and other traditional employment and commercial litigation.

On the cutting edge of both technology and the changing business culture, Shannon enjoys the creative process of partnering with clients, helping them comply with employment regulations and maintaining positive workplace environments. She helps her clients develop comprehensive strategies for preventing and defending claims filed by employees.

Shannon is also known for representing international technology companies in offensive and defensive litigation concerning employee mobility, predatory workforce raiding and trade secret misappropriation. Her unique knowledge of computer forensics enables her to assist management in quickly identifying and addressing corporate data theft by employees.


  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law
  • B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Order of the Coif

Areas Of Practice

Experienced, forward-thinking advocates who go beyond the expected for clients in dispute prevention and resolution.

Our attorneys practicing in the employment and labor relations area advise and defend management in virtually all aspects of the employment relationship.


  • Aviation, Aerospace and Autonomous Systems
  • Litigation

Awards and Honors

  • “Legal Elite,” Nevada Business Magazine, 2016-2020
  • Benchmark Litigation, Under 40 Hot list, 2018
  • Witkin Award, Employment Law

Articles and Presentations

Professional and community activities

  • Member, Executive Committee, Litigation Section, State Bar of Nevada
  • Member, State Bar of Nevada
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, Washoe County Bar Association


  • California
  • Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit