Shawn Shaffie’s practice involves all aspects of litigation, business, and deal making. Mr. Shaffie also focuses on professional liability concerning attorneys, accountants and other business professionals. He has favorably resolved numerous multi-million-dollar lawsuits and arbitrations, and has wide-ranging litigation experience in a variety of substantive areas including entertainment, contracts and finance, franchise law, risk management and loss prevention, intellectual property, and insurance.
Mr. Shaffie is passionate about protecting artists and their imaginations. Within his entertainment law practice, he represents talent in all phases of deal making, contracts and negotiations, as well as litigation arising from such matters.
Shawn currently serves as a steering committee member for the Southern California Chapter of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society. He resides in Santa Monica and is an avid supporter of Teach For America, where he was formerly a representative/recruiter.
Languages spoken: Farsi
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Attorney||Parker Mills, LLP||2016 - Present|
|Attorney||Miller Law Associates, APC||2011 - 2016|
|Attorney||The Law Offices of Nigel Burns||2010 - 2011|
|Law Clerk||The Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies||2006 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association, Litigation Section - Inn of the Court||Member||2015 - Present|
|Professional Liability Underwriting Society||Steering Committee Member - Southern California||2015 - Present|
|John Hopkins University, Young Alumni||Committee Board Member & Outreach Chair||N/A|
|Beverly Hills Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|University of Maryland School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|London School of Economics and Political Science||Political Sociology||MS - Master of Science||2004|
|Johns Hopkins University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|