Shannon focuses on representing the firm's litigation clients. Her work concerns the defense of product manufacturers and suppliers in personal injury litigation, as well as defense in Toxic Tort claims. In addition, she has worked on matters involving warning label litigation and Proposition 65 claims.
On top of her litigation experience, she advises firm clients on their obligations to Medicare for medical expense reimbursement and assists in the drafting of settlement language in compliance with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act Of 2007, and has been involved in early assessment and strategy work related to California’s Proposition 37 and its mandatory labeling laws for food producers and distributors.
While attending the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Shannon served as the executive articles editor for the Hastings Law Journal, interned for the Honorable Katherine Feinstein and volunteered at the San Francisco Superior Court's self-help ACCESS Center.
Prior to joining Hanson Bridgett, Shannon taught, coached and coordinated service programs for Bellarmine College Preparatory High School in San Jose. She was awarded the 2005 Educator of the Year by San Jose Magazine.
"California Supreme Court Limits Liability for Manufacturers," Hanson Bridgett Product Liability Alert (January 2012)
"Attorney Client Relationship and Attorney Client Privilege," Lawyering by James Wagstaffe and William Wegner, Rutter Publishing (January 2012)
"Jury Waiver Through Arbitration and Judicial Reference," co-author, The Marin Lawyer Newsletter (October 2011)
"Fundamentals of Drafting Arbitration Clauses, " co-author, Hanson Bridgett Alert (August 2011)
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"Medicare - The Hot Topic In Personal Injury Defense Work," CLE Program (November 2010)
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