Shannon McGowan is an associate in the litigation department. Shannon's practice focuses on assisting clients navigate a range of antitrust issues. In addition to her experience on wide-ranging antitrust litigations, Shannon works with clients on general antitrust compliance and litigation issues. In connection with historic restructuring of Puerto Rico’s debts, Shannon is part of the litigation team that advises the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico on a variety of issues related to Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act.
Shannon maintains an active pro bono practice, including assisting non-profit organizations with research into immigration and refugee law and representing individual clients in litigation to improve housing conditions in the Washington D.C. area.
Shannon earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she captained the school's Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court team. As an alumnae, she is active in advising the current UVA Jessup Team throughout the year-long competition.
Prior to law school, Shannon served as a legislative assistant to state representatives at the Oklahoma State House of Representatives, where she researched and advised on legislation and policy issues, including government transparency, education, and financial accountability.