Shannon E. Brown

Shannon E. Brown

Of Counsel


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“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped.”

– Robert F. Kennedy

Shannon Brown is the Firm’s civil procedure specialist. She has over twenty-five years of litigation experience in both the public and private sector.  For over a decade, Shannon clerked in the federal court system, working primarily with the then Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. As a senior member of the judicial staff, she screened civil complaints and habeas petitions, researched and drafted judicial opinions, and addressed numerous procedural matters.  Prior to clerking, Shannon was in private practice with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom in New York, New York, Maupin Taylor, Ellis & Adams in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Blakeney & Alexander (now McGuire Woods) in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Shannon has authored articles on standing, and is responsible for the civil procedural aspects of Mortgage and Asset Backed Securities Litigation Handbook (West 2008).

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
    Editor in Chief, Washington & Lee Law Review 

    Order of the Coif
  • Middlebury College, B.A.