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Overview

Overview

Brian Shannon is an attorney in our Appellate practice group, which he founded and, for decades, led. He focuses his practice entirely on sophisticated appellate litigation and has done so for most of his 45 years at Jaffe. He continues to provide counsel and advice to our appellate attorneys.

 

 

Education & Admissions

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School
    J.D., magna cum laude
    Article and book review editor of the Wayne Law Review
  • Wayne State University
    Bachelor’s degree

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • Michigan – All state and federal courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st, 4th, 6th, 7th, and 11th Circuits
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Significant Matters

Significant Matters

  • Frank v Linkner, 500 Mich 133 (2017)
  • Wayne County Employees Retirement System v Wayne Charter County, 497 Mich 36 (2014)
  • Whitesell International Corp v Whitaker (On Reconsideration), 2011 WL 165405 (Mich App 2011)

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan Appellate Practice Section, Founding Member & First Chair
  • American Bar Association Committee on Appellate Practice
  • Michigan Appellate Bench-Bar Conference Foundation Executive Committee