Shannon Lawson practices in the firm’s Business Representation & Transactions Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions and business planning. 

Prior to law school, Shannon worked several years as an internal auditor for Ashland Inc., where he led an array of financial and operational audits. He also worked as an internal auditor for E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., a Fortune 100 company, and was a Corporate Accountant at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, now a part of Pfizer. Shannon is a Certified Public Accountant (Delaware, 2009) and a Certified Internal Auditor.

Professional and Community Involvement

Greater Cincinnati Minority Counsel Program (GCMCP), Board Member and Secretary

Professional Leadership Network (PLN), Mentoring Committee Member

Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati (BLAC), Member

Cincinnati Opera Center Stage, Board Associate

Awards & Recognition

YLS Cincinnati Leadership Award, Cincinnati Bar Association, 2019

Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce's C-Change Program, 2015-16

CALI Awards for Excellence in Securities Regulation and Innocence Project

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J.D., University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law, 2014

B.S., Delaware State University, 2001, cum laude

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