Shannon Hamilton is a seasoned litigator and counselor on complex employment law issues. She has lead trial counsel experience in employment litigation and has tried numerous employment cases to verdict. Shannon also has significant experience as trial counsel in other litigation areas, including personal injury, commercial and business tort litigation in addition to routinely handling EEOC charges and other administrative claims relating to discrimination under both state and federal law.
Her employment litigation practice focuses on defending employers against sexual harassment and retaliation claims, covenants not to compete, nonsolicitation and confidentiality agreements.
Shannon was Chief Talent Office for the firm from 2013 to 2015. He is co-chair for the firm's Employment Law Service Group, was a former chair of the firm's Diversity Committee and a Member and former chair of the S.W.I.F.T. (Stites Women Investing in our Futures Together) Committee.
Defense Jury Verdicts — Obtained defense jury verdicts in two age discrimination cases based on a reduction-in-force. Paul R. Mitchell and Paul A. Stinnett v. Duramic, LLC, Daviess Circuit Court
Wage & Hour Class Action — Co-counsel in one of the first Kentucky wage & hour class actions tried to a jury defense verdict. Diana Johnston v. The Rawlings Company, LLC, et al., Oldham Circuit Court
Covenant Not to Compete Agreement — Lead counsel for plaintiff in Gardner Denver Drum LLC v. Peter Goodier and Tuthill Vacuum and Blower Systems, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20703 (2006), to enforce a covenant not to compete agreement.
Whistleblower Action — Obtained a defense jury verdict in favor of her client in a state whistleblower action.