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Amy Shahan

Partner

214.890.0711

Amy manages firm attorneys and staff with intake, case evaluation, and filing for the law firm’s mass tort practice, which represents approximately 25,000 clients. She joined the firm from a plaintiffs’ practice where she also managed prelitigation for a variety of workplace exposure and catastrophic injury cases. In addition to her experience with intake, Amy has briefed substantive trial court motions and responses throughout her legal career and litigated claims on behalf of victims exposed to toxic substances and who used defective products and pharmaceuticals. For a period of time, Amy was in practice with her father, Wayne Shahan, during which time she represented clients in family law, probate, and personal injury matters. Amy has over 20 years of experience working on behalf of victims who have been harmed by defective products and dangerous pharmaceuticals. Throughout that time, Amy briefed substantive trial court motions and responses and litigated claims on behalf of clients harmed by asbestos and the diet drug Fen-Phen. Amy took a brief break from the practice of mass torts at which time she focused on family, probate, and personal injury matters. After returning to mass torts, Amy has focused primarily on the intake and filing of claims and she now manages the firm’s mass tort pre-litigation department, which includes the intake, data entry, medical records, and filing departments. Amy earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Baylor University in 1993 and was awarded a Juris Doctor from the Baylor University School of Law in 1996 where she served on the Baylor Law Review and was on the Dean’s List. Upon graduation, Amy served as a law clerk for the Honorable Tom James (Ret.) of the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Dallas, Texas. Amy is a member of the American Association for Justice, Dallas Bar Association, and the Texas Bar College. During her free time, Amy serves as an advocate for autistic children and adults and enjoys traveling to new places. Amy attended Baylor University School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor and served on Baylor’s Law Review. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from Baylor University as well. After law school, Amy completed a one-year judicial clerkship with the Honorable Tom James of Texas’s Fifth District Court of Appeals in Dallas. During her free time, Amy serves as an advocate for autistic children and adults. She also loves to travel, knit, crochet and read whenever she can.

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Association for Justice
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Bar College

EDUCATION

  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D.
  • Baylor University, B.A.

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