Shannon E. Boettjer focuses on complex, high-stakes disputes in the areas of commercial, business, insurance, insurance coverage, antitrust, unfair business practices, and contract dispute litigation. She also has extensive experience representing global companies in individual and class action employment disputes, consumer class action, product liability, and mass tort litigations.
Shannon regularly represents clients in state and federal courts; advises corporate and individual clients about contract drafting and interpretation, and advises insurers and insureds as to setting reserves, risk management, and interpreting and drafting insurance and manuscript policies and endorsements.
Raised and educated in Southeast Asia, Shannon earned her Master of Arts in teaching prior to attending law school and was a successful inner-city teacher, grant writer, and department chair.
Shannon’s passion for teaching and learning underlies her distinct ability to distill complicated issues into simple parts and her success in handling complex litigation and counseling matters. Her diverse cultural and education background, coupled with her extensive grooming at top-tier international law firms, has positioned Shannon to be particularly effective in representing a diverse clientele and working with attorneys and professionals across practice areas, including with the firm’s transactional attorneys and matrimonial department.
In addition to practicing law, Shannon is committed to serving children and her community. She is a volunteer adult leader in Scouts BSA and assists various organizations dedicated to serving adults living on Long Island who have experienced career and housing disruptions.
“The Southern District of New York, Like the Majority of Courts Considering the Issue, Finds No Business Interruption Coverage for COVID-19 Pandemic Losses,” New York Business Law and Commercial Litigation blog, May 2021
“Late and Out of Luck: An Insurer’s Failure to Investigate an Accident and Decline Coverage Based Upon a Policy Exclusion Renders the Subsequent Disclaimer of a Claim Untimely as a Matter of Law,” New York Business Law and Commercial Litigation blog, April 2021
Presenter for the Lorman Institute at State Laws And HIPAA Standards In New York on the issue of hospital study Internal Review Board HIPAA compliance.