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Licensed & Certified to Practice In

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Georgia

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October 2018

About Christopher

Throughout his career, Shane has exclusively represented corporate clients, both plaintiff and defendant. His practice focuses on premises liability, product liability, professional negligence and the representation of corporate clients in commercial settings. Shane has successfully argued numerous motions for summary judgment at both the federal and state level, all of which have been affirmed by the Courts of Appeal. Recently, he successfully argued one of the first Daubert challenges in Georgia to experts in a toxic mold case, in which the Plaintiff alleged that she experienced a series of long-term and serious physical maladies caused by exposure to mold in an Atlanta apartment. Shane has also tried numerous cases in both bench and jury settings.

work Experience

Associate
McGuireWoods
Jan. 1, 2000 - Jan. 1, 2001
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Associate
Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP
Jan. 1, 2001 - Jan. 1, 2007
None

Partner
Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP
Jan. 1, 2007 - Current
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school Education

Auburn University
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
- 1997

Emory University School of Law
Doctor of Law (J.D.)
- 2000

bookmark Awards

Super Lawyer "Rising Star"
Super Lawyers Magazine
2015
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"
Super Lawyers Magazine
2014
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"
Super Lawyers Magazine
2013
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"
Super Lawyers Magazine
2012
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"
Super Lawyers Magazine
2011
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"
Super Lawyers Magazine
2010
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"
Super Lawyers Magazine
2009
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"
Super Lawyers Magazine
2006

group Associations

Member
Lawyers Club of Atlanta
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Member
American Bar Association
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Member
Defense Research Institute
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Member
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
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Member
Atlanta Bar Association
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Member
State Bar of Georgia
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import_contacts Published Works

Apportionment Verdicts: Is This Real Life?
"Premises Liability Case Law Update"
Georgia Defense Lawyer Association Newsletter
Georgia Law Needs Clarification: Does it Take Willful or Wanton Misconduct to Defeat a Contractual "Exculpatory" Clause, or Will Gross Negligence Suffice?
Georgia Bar Journal
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