Shannon L. Clark

Shannon L. Clark


Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A.

Recognized since 2012

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Prior to joining Gallagher & Kennedy, Mr. Clark served as a law clerk to the Honorable Mary M. Schroeder, Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Mr. Clark has also maintained an appellate practice. Prior to focusing his practice on plaintiffs’ personal injury and wrongful death cases, he handled a wide-range of cases, including criminal defense, insurance defense and commercial litigation. His recent experience includes: Served as Co-Lead Counsel for over 70 victims of Mexican Hat Utah ski bus accident case in which nine people died and 43 received serious bodily injuries; Successfully represented dozens of tread separation/rollover accident victims in product liability cases against Ford Motor Company, Bridgestone Firestone, Inc. and Bridgestone Corporation; Part of two-attorney team that helped force recall of defective SUV; Served as a member of the team representing victims of fuel-fed fires caused by rear-impact collisions in Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors; Part of trial team that obtained record settlement of nursing home abuse case prior to the conclusion of a two-month trial; Handled virtually all varieties of personal injury cases, including product liability, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, elder abuse, commercial trucking, police misconduct, construction site accidents and insurance bad faith. Helped clients recover over $200,000,000 in personal injury settlements, awards and jury verdicts.

Location

  • 2575 East Camelback Road, Suite 1100
    Phoenix, AZ 85016

Demographics

  • Ethnicity: White

Education

  • Duke University, J.D., graduated 1999
  • Cornell University, BA, graduated 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1999

Affiliations

  • Lawyers Associated Worldwide - Firm Representative
  • State Bar of Arizona - Member
  • Arizona Association for Justice - Member and Board of Directors, 2020-Present
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs, Phoenix (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Appellate Practice

Special Focus

  • COVID-19

Awards:

  • Southwest Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, 2012-2013
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2012-2017
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Appellate Practice, 2016-2021; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, 2012-2021; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs, 2020-2021; Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, 2020-2021
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, 2014-2020
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Top 50 Arizona, 2016

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For a description of representative significant matters, see Background and Experience Section

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