Shannon R. Wilson is a partner with the Firm, practicing in its litigation department, focusing on family law, but also practicing commercial litigation and insurance defense in the Firm’s Healthcare Professionals Advocacy Group. Shannon also practices administrative law, defending professionals before their licensing Boards and handling complaints involving Medicare/Medicaid billing and quality of care issues, private administrative proceeding under the hospital bylaws, and HIPAA compliance programs. Shannon has been a member of the Firm since 2006.
Originally from Maine, Shannon obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern Maine, then graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctorate degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. During law school, Shannon was the Editor-In-Chief of the Thomas Jefferson Law Review and served as a judicial-extern to the Honorable Roger T. Benitez of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Shannon was the recipient of the 2015 Louis Weiner Service Award for her pro bono work with victims of domestic violence. She currently serves on the Pro Bono Advisory Council of Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and is the Firm’s liaison with Legal Aid to coordinate pro bono matters and service hours amongst dozens of the Firm’s attorneys.
Shannon relocated to Las Vegas in 2005 to join her signifiant other, James, who is a scientist with the U.S. Department of Energy contractor. When not pursuing their respective careers, Shannon and James enjoy hiking, golfing, skiing and snowmobiling.
- Nevada State Courts
- U.S. District Court of Nevada
Civic and Professional Activities
- Coming Soon
- National Association of Women Lawyers Recognition Award, 2005
- Martindale-Hubbell®, AV-Rated
- Legal Aid Center for Southern Nevada, Providing More than 50 Hours of Pro Bono Service, 2010
- Nevada Business Magazine "20 Best Up & Coming Attorneys" 2011
- Nevada Business Magazine "20 Best Up & Coming Attorneys" 2013
- Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada 100 Hours Club Award, 2016