Shawn McKendry is a member of Haight’s General Liability, Transportation, and Product Liability Practice Groups. He is focused in all areas of complex civil and business litigation. Mr. McKendry is familiar with trial proceedings, appellate advocacy, and all pre-trial stages, including strategy, law and motion practice, all phases of discovery, case settlement and anti-dispute resolutions.
Due to his prior career before joining the legal profession, Mr. McKendry is also adept with employment matters, drafting contracts, mergers and acquisitions, corporate operations, cybersecurity, fintech, data privacy and a wide array of regulatory compliance. During his 15-years in the technology industry, he was integral in the growth and transformation of commercial telecommunication firms and forging strategic relationships with Fortune 100 and 500 companies. He spent years working as a liaison between chief-level officers and outside corporate counsel, where he managed high-stakes, mission critical projects and organizational coordination.
Mr. McKendry completed his J.D. with a concentration in technology law and entrepreneurship. He served as a Law Journal Staff Editor, a Moot Court Oralist, and an Appellate Clinic Certified Law Clerk before the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He worked as a Research Assistant to Professor James Fischer and was a Teaching Assistant for multiple sections of Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics.
Over the years, Mr. McKendry has served on boards and worked with organizations to advance homelessness prevention initiatives in the greater Los Angeles area. When he is not serving clients, he enjoys going to Laker & Dodger games, cooking at home for his wife and young children, and arranging an annual Sequoia National Park trip among family and friends.
Southwestern Law School (JD, 2021)
National University (BS, 2017)