R.J. Shannon’s practice focuses on financial restructuring matters.

Practice & Background

Mr. Shannon received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as an executive editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law.  He earned a B.S. in economics summa cum laude from Towson University.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shannon served as a law clerk to the Honorable Glenn T. Harrell, Jr. of the Court of Appeals of Maryland and the Honorable Tony M. Davis of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas.

Licensed to practice in Maryland only and under the supervision of the partners of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Application for admission to the Texas Bar pending.