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.
Navigating the Intersection of Cyber and Professional Liability
SHRM-Atlanta Legal Summit, May 12, 2022
by Jason Thomas, Louisville Business First, January 27, 2022
Stites & Harbison Continues Expansion in Atlanta: Lands Commercial Litigation Team of 12 from Copeland, Stair, Kingma & Lovell LLP
FranklinIs, January 25, 2022
by Jacob Polacheck, Daily Report, January 25, 2022
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
Office of General Counsel, Ethics Subcommittee, Member
Firm Recruiting Committee, Member
Atlanta Office Recruiting Committee, Chair
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)
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
Time: 8:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Atlanta attorney Shannon Sprinkle will be a speaker at this Legal SHRM-Atlanta Legal Summit on May 12, 2022.
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.
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.
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.
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.