Shawn has first-chair trial experience in various real estate and construction matters. He has also successfully argued before multiple appellate courts, including before the Illinois Supreme Court on behalf of a Chicago-area homebuilder. Shawn's litigation experience includes all levels of drafting, argument, analysis, discovery and motion practice necessary to achieve successful results for his clients.
Shawn drafts and negotiates contract terms for various types of commercial construction projects, including trade subcontracts, existing client service contracts and settlement agreements attendant to dispute resolution.
Shawn holds the LEED® Green Associate accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Institute, which demonstrates knowledge of good environmental practice and skill, and reflects an understanding and support of green design, construction and operations. Shawn has experience assisting construction industry clients with the unique legal challenges presented in green building.