Shannon concentrates his practice on the areas of product liability, intellectual property, and general commercial litigation as part of the firm’s Product Liability team. He advocates for clients of all sizes, from individuals to corporations, including some of the world’s leading manufacturers of specialty chemicals, petrochemicals, automobile parts, and industrial and consumer products, advising them on negotiations, discovery issues and litigation strategies. Shannon also advises clients on intellectual property issues ranging from assisting in protecting and licensing their patented technologies and trademarks, to performing freedom to operate and patentability searches.
Prior to joining the firm, Shannon spent more than 10 years in the automotive industry working in various capacities from engineering to legal activities coordination for industry leaders including Moog Automotive, Electronic Data Systems, Saturn Corporation, General Motors and Nissan Extended Services North America. He also taught undergraduate courses in business management for the University of Phoenix, and was an entrepreneur who owned and operated an automotive aftermarket accessories company.