Laurie B. Shannon

Laurie-ShannonA trusted member of the Kilcoyne & Nesbitt team for more than a decade, Laurie is a skilled senior attorney specializing in all aspects of medical malpractice litigation. Her comprehensive practice includes representing physicians, physician extenders, nurses, therapists, practice groups, and large hospital and health networks. Since joining Kilcoyne & Nesbitt, Laurie has managed hundreds of cases from inception through trial, as well as arbitration, mediation and licensing board matters.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, and the daughter of two career nurses, Laurie joined Kilcoyne & Nesbitt after beginning her career as a social worker. She later enrolled at Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she served on the staff and Editorial Board of the Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review. During law school she also worked as an intern at Philadelphia Legal Assistance and honed her skills clerking for super-lawyer-logo several judges, including Hon. D. Webster Keogh and Hon. John J. Poserina, Jr. in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Every year since 2010, Laurie has been selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, a distinction reserved for no more than 2.5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania who are under the age of 40 or who have been practicing law for less than 10 years. She has also served as an attorney mentor for the Temple Law School Women’s Law Caucus and is a member of Lehigh Valley Women Lawyers.

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Education

Jurisdictions

Honors

  • B.A., with Distinction, University of Michigan, 2000
  • J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2005
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

Presentations

  • Invited speaker at risk management seminars for physicians and dentists sponsored by The Medical Protective Company.