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Shane Allister McClelland

About me

My practice focuses on representing individuals and small businesses in litigation and appellate matters in both federal and state court, primarily in the fields of employment law, personal injury law, and commercial law.

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Personal injury, employment law, commercial litigation, and appellate matters


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 30%
    12 years
  2. Business: 30%
    12 years
  3. Personal Injury: 30%
    12 years
  4. Appeals: 10%
    12 years



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Payment types:

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Contact info

Simon Herbert & McClelland, LLP

3411 Richmond Avenue
Suite 400
Houston, TX, 77046


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200408/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Top lawyer in Houston in 2015Houstonia magazine2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
2014 Texas Super Lawyers Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2014
Top lawyer for Texas in 2014Texasonia magazine2014
President’s Volunteer Service AwardPresident Obama2014
Top lawyer in Houston in 2014Houstonia magazine2014
President's Award of MeritTexas Young Lawyers Association2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSimon Herbert & McClelland, LLP2007 - Present
AssociateShook Hardy & Bacon2006 - 2007
Federal law clerkUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Division2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationAttorney Member2007 - Present
Garland R. Walker American Inn of CourtAttorney Member2006 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Howard v. Weston, 354 F. App’x 75 (5th Cir. 2009)obtained favorable outcome for client no damages awarded
Qureshi v. United States, 600 F.3d 523 (5th Cir. 2010)5th Circuit Court of Appeals Remanded
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Publication nameTitleDate
Employment & Labor Relations Law, ABA Journal, Vol. 6, Issue 4Rule 68 in Employment Litigation: The Who, What, When, and How (co-author)2007
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Protecting Business Assets: Unfair Competition, Non-Competes & Trade Secrets NewsletterSword & Shield: The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (co-author)2007
Privacy & Data Security Law JournalA Sword and Shield—The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and How Employers Can Protect Their Trade Secrets (contributor)2006
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. National Employment Perspective NewsletterTexas Supreme Court Revises Non-Compete Enforcement Standards (contributor)2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
South Texas Law Review Note & Comment EditorN/AN/A2004
University of Texas System, AustinN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Jefferson County Bar AssociationCivil Pretrial Proceedings: All I Really Need To Know I Learned in First-Year Law School2007