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Shannon L. Ramirez

Shannon Ramirez is of counsel in the Atlanta office of Maloy Jenkins Parker. Her practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense, government investigations, and complex civil litigation both domestically and abroad. In addition, Shannon is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law, teaching Transnational Criminal Litigation. She previously served as Diplomatic Liaison to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in New York City from 2006-2009, where she worked with the New York City Police Department, various city agencies, and the U.S. Department of State on issues involving security, diplomatic immunity, and host country relations at the United Nations.

Shannon graduated from American University's J.D./M.A. Program in 2013. She was a senior member on the Administrative Law Review and Mock Trial Honor Society, Executive Editor of the National Security Law Brief, and Research Assistant and Dean's Fellow in Comparative Law. She also worked in the school's international law clinic, providing free legal assistance to governments involved in peace negotiations and drafting post-conflict constitutions, and interned for three different offices at the U.S. Department of Justice in national security and comparative, transnational criminal law.

Shannon received her undergraduate degree in International Politics from New York University, her master's degree in Transnational Crime from American University's School of International Service, and was Adjunct Faculty at American University's School of Education, Teaching & Health for Intro to Yoga. Fluent in Spanish and French, Shannon also completed studies at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris, France.

Hon. Charles B. Day, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland (2013-2014)
Hon. Roger W. Titus, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland (2014-2015)
Hon. Andre M. Davis, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit (2017-2018)

State Bar of Maryland (2014)
U.S. District Court, District of Maryland (2015)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit (2015)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (2016)

New York University, B.A. (2004)
American University, School of International Service, M.A. (2013)
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D. (2013)

Adjunct Professor of Law, Emory Law School (2017-Present)


Contact: ramirez@mjplawyers.com
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