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April 16, 2014 | SEARCH

Shawn C. Long

Practice Areas:
Business Litigation
Securities & Financial Fraud Litigation
Legal Malpractice Defense
Personal Injury/Wrongful Death

Practice Description and Representative Cases:
Shawn focuses her practice on business litigation in both federal and state courts on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She has experience in cases involving complex commercial disputes, product liability, wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury, securities fraud and intellectual property. Shawn also has defended legal malpractice claims and white collar criminal matters.

Her legal background also includes work in international mass tort claims and national class actions. Her trial expertise covers all aspects of litigation, including investigation, discovery, preparing and arguing pretrial motions, and depositions and trial.

Shawn earned her law degree from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. During law school, she served as an editor for The International Lawyer and The Law and Business Review of the Americas. She was awarded the Best Brief in the Jackson Walker Moot Court Competition, and authored “Foreign Sovereign Immunity: When is a Sovereign Really a Sovereign,” 10 L. & Bus. Rev. Am. 243. Shawn is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, American Bar Association and previously served as an associate member of the Patrick E. Higginbotham Inn of Court.

Professional Activities and Honors:

Dallas Bar Association

American Bar Association

Patrick E. Higginbotham Inn of Court – Associate

Best Brief – Jackson Walker Moot Court Competition – SMU, 2002

Texas Rising Stars – 2010, 2011, 2013

Publications:
“Foreign Sovereign Immunity: When is a Sovereign Really a Sovereign,” 10 L. & Bus. Rev. Am. 243.

Education:
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude

University of Texas at Arlington, B.S. with highest honors

Professional Experience:

Sayles Werbner

Bar Admissions:

State Bar of Texas and U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas

4400 Renaissance Tower | 1201 Elm Street | Dallas Texas 75270 | 214.939.8700