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Kelsey Shannon

Kelsey Shannon

Lynn Law Firm
  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Antitrust Law ...
  • District of Columbia, New York
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Kelsey is a trial attorney with the Lynn Law Firm. Kelsey joined the Lynn Law Firm in 2017 from the United States Department of Justice, where he represented the United States as a trial attorney in high-profile civil disputes and trials. Before joining the Justice Department, Kelsey spent six years at two large law firms in the District of Columbia, handling complex commercial, criminal, and regulatory disputes. At the Lynn Law Firm, he brings this broad experience and unique strategic perspective to represent clients in personal injury, insurance coverage, products liability, contract disputes, antitrust/intellectual property, and other civil litigation matters.

Kelsey is a graduate of Harvard Law School (cum laude 2007) and Georgetown University (cum laude 2004). He is admitted to the bar in New York, the District of Columbia, the federal District Court for the District of Columbia, and the Northern District of New York. In addition, he has represented clients in courts throughout the country, including in California, Washington, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Virginia. While at the Department of Justice, Kelsey received the John Marshall Award for Trial of Litigation, the Department’s highest attorney award, and an Assistant Attorney General Award. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association's Civil Practice and Rules Committee and Committee on Federal Legislative Priorities. He has published widely on issues including civil litigation, trial practice, and antitrust, and is an editor of the American Bar Association’s treatise Proving Antitrust Damages. He has always maintained a dedicated pro bono practice, and was recognized on the District of Columbia’s Honor Role for his pro bono service.

Harvard Law School
J.D. (2007)
Honors: cum laude
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Georgetown University
B.A. (2004)
Honors: cum laude, honors with distinction
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Professional Experience
Lynn Law Firm
- Current
Trial Attorney
U.S. Department of Justice
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
John Marshall Award for Trial of Litigation
U.S. Department of Justice
Assistant Attorney General Award
U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
Professional Associations
State Bar of New York  # 4635405
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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New York
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  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Antitrust Law
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Intellectual Property
Contact & Map
Lynn Law Firm
Suite 750
101 S. Salina St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
Telephone: (315) 474-1267