Shannon M. Sprinkle

Shannon Sprinkle is a Member in the Atlanta office where she handles a wide variety of litigation matters in state and federal courts. Shannon is frequently retained before litigation to help evaluate and control exposure to potential claims and also represents clients before various licensing and review agencies.

Shannon's primary focus is on professional malpractice, real estate, and finance related claims. She has substantial experience defending legal malpractice claims arising out of litigation, family law, business organization, estate matters, real estate transactions, and commercial transactions. She also frequently defends accounting malpractice claims involving tax preparation, consulting, compilations, reviews, audits, and breach of fiduciary claims.

Shannon also defends law firms, lenders, and other businesses against individual and class-action claims for alleged violations of consumer protection statutes, such as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Truth in Lending Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and others. She also provides compliance and risk management advice in these areas, as well as data and privacy breach claims.

Shannon frequently advises clients on internal employment issues, employment contracts, and defends employment-related litigation.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Navigating the Intersection of Cyber and Professional Liability

SHRM-Atlanta Legal Summit, May 12, 2022

Stites & Harbison Adds 19 To Atlanta Team From 2 Firms

Hot Topics in Data Privacy & Cybersecurity

Atlanta Bar Association's By The Hour Series, May 1, 2021

Ethical Considerations for Business Lawyers

38th Annual Business Law Institute, Atlanta, October 31, 2019

Bar Admissions
Firm Leadership

Office of General Counsel, Ethics Subcommittee, Member

Firm Recruiting Committee, Member

Atlanta Office Recruiting Committee, Chair

American Bar Association, Member
State Bar of Georgia, Member
Atlanta Bar Association, Member At Large; Privacy and Cyberspace Law Section, Member
Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Member
More Than Stites & Harbison

Prior to joining Stites & Harbison, PLLC, Shannon was the Managing Partner of Copeland, Stair, Kingma & Lovell LLP, a Southeastern civil litigation law firm.


Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars (2006-07, 2009-17)

The Daily Report, 25 Lawyers On the Rise (2016)

Sprinkle Super Law
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Driving Diversity in Law & Leadership: Atlanta

Date: 9/14/22
Time: 8:50 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Atlanta, GA (Venue TBA)

Atlanta office attorney Shannon Sprinkle will be a speaker at this event held in Atlanta on September 14, 2022

Shannon M. Sprinkle June 27, 2022

SHRM-Atlanta Legal Summit

Date: 5/12/22
Time: 8:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

Atlanta attorney Shannon Sprinkle will be a speaker at this Legal SHRM-Atlanta Legal Summit on May 12, 2022.

Shannon M. Sprinkle April 25, 2022

Professionalism, Ethics and Malpractice

Date: 4/28/22
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Livestream or In-Person at State Bar of Georgia, Bar Center, 104 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta office attorney Shannon Sprinkle will be a presenter at this State Bar of Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education seminar on April 28, 2022.

Shannon M. Sprinkle April 12, 2022
Client Alerts

Key Takeaways from the American Bar Association’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Conference

Stites & Harbison attorneys, Shannon Sprinkle and Peter Critikos, joined other cybersecurity stakeholders gathered a few blocks from the firm’s Atlanta office for the American Bar Association’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy conference to exchange thoughts on the state of the industry and market developments. Shannon and Peter share their thoughts on some key highlights from those discussions. While geopolitical events have injected much uncertainty into the space, several trends have developed, which are unlikely to disappear anytime soon.

by Shannon M. Sprinkle March 28, 2022

Stites & Harbison Adds 19 To Atlanta Team From 2 Firms

Law360 (January 24, 2022, 1:17 PM EST) -- Stites & Harbison PLLC has added 12 Copeland Stair Kingma & Lovell LLP attorneys and all seven of Owen Gleaton Egan Jones & Sweeney LLP's attorneys to its Atlanta office, the firm recently announced.

by Jack Rodgers January 25, 2022
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison Continues Expansion in Atlanta – Lands Commercial Litigation Team of 12 from Copeland, Stair, Kingma & Lovell LLP

ATLANTA—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 12 attorneys from Copeland, Stair, Kingma & Lovell, LLP (CSKL), including named Partner Johannes S. Kingma, Managing Partner Shannon M. Sprinkle and General Counsel William D. Newcomb, have joined Stites & Harbison’s Atlanta office.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 24, 2022