“I enjoy evaluating a complicated jumble of facts and presenting them in writing in a way that is both easy to understand and persuasive. A judge or jury has to like your facts. Clients appreciate that ability…along with my candor and responsiveness.”
Shannon Holtzman is a trial and appellate lawyer with more than 30 years experience helping clients resolve difficult issues and disputes, such as:
- Prosecution and defense of disputes involving construction contracts, master service agreements, asset purchase agreements and other complex contract and lease disputes
- Defense of derivative actions and shareholder disputes
- Class action defense
- Prosecution and defense of unfair trade practices, fraud, quasi contract, and business tort claims
She also regularly advises facility owners regarding compliance with the Louisiana Private Works Act, construction-related risk management, and dispute avoidance issues.
“One of my strengths is working with clients in the earliest stages of a dispute and in motion practice,” Shannon said. “My goal is always to understand and achieve the client’s objectives, resolve issues in the client’s favor as soon as possible, and conserve legal fees, costs, and inconvenience. Shannon is often able to resolve disputes in the earliest stages, minimizing litigation costs and fees, inconvenience, and the risks of a trial. Shannon also has experience getting cases moved to and kept in federal court, typically a big plus for business clients.