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Biography

Shannon’s practice centers on providing practical legal advice on business and corporate matters. She assists clients with general corporate and corporate governance matters, M&A transactions, securities law compliance and SEC reporting, as well as corporate policy development, investigations, employment issues and contract review and negotiation.

Shannon has over 20 years of experience in the financial services and pharmaceutical industries. As a result, she has extensive knowledge regarding complex regulatory and compliance matters, including exam management and regulatory relations. She also has significant experience assisting with the development of enterprise risk management programs, fraud detection and resolution, business continuity planning, customer complaint management, privacy, and cyber incident response and resiliency planning. Specifically, with respect to the financial services industry, she has a deep understanding of loan and deposit documentation in both the consumer and commercial contexts.

Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Shannon served as the chief legal officer of a regional financial institution, with additional roles as the chief compliance officer and chief risk officer. Because of this in-house experience, she views legal issues with perspective on the impact of legal matters on her clients’ business and the general operations and systems of her clients.  Shannon excels at providing practical, business-minded counsel in line with her clients’ risk appetites, while also working with cross-functional teams to develop integrated solutions to help clients manage risk and advance their business goals. She has a proven track record in streamlining processes and making process improvements in legal and compliance environments, as well as in general operations.

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Education

Law School

University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1998

Undergraduate School 

University of Dayton, B.A., Political Science, 1992

Bar Membership

Shannon is licensed to practice in the following state:

Ohio, 1998

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Cincinnati Bar Association (former member of the Finance and Administration Committee)

Former member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, Southwest Ohio Chapter (former Director and President)