Shauna Kramer is an associate at Williams & Connolly and focuses her practice on complex civil and general commercial litigation.  She has represented corporations, individuals, and financial institutions in a variety of business disputes in both state and federal courts, and in arbitration proceedings.  Shauna has experience in a broad range of substantive areas, including False Claims Act cases, contract disputes, securities class actions, products liability cases, trademark disputes, and environmental torts.

Shauna recently joined the adjunct faculty at Georgetown University Law Center, where she teaches Civil Litigation Practice.  She is a member of the Georgetown Law Recent Alumni Advisory Council, and she serves on the Legal Advisory Committee for the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition.  

Shauna was selected as a “Rising Star” in the 2020 Washington, D.C. edition of Super Lawyers.

Born in Buffalo, New York, Shauna grew up in South Florida.  She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, cum laude, in 2009.  Shauna received her law degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 2014, where she was Editor-in-Chief of The Georgetown Law Journal and a member of the Moot Court Team.  After graduating from law school, Shauna served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Richard W. Roberts of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.  

Shauna joined Williams & Connolly in 2015 and is a member of the firm’s Associate Steering Committee.

Representative Experience

Though all cases vary and none is predictive, Shauna’s experience includes:

  • Representation of a Fortune 500 company in one of the largest and most complex environmental MDLs pending in the United States.
  • Representation of a Fortune 500 corporation in qui tam false claims litigation in various state and federal courts, including a California state court action in which numerous local government entities intervened.
  • Representation of a global defense contractor in commercial arbitration before an AAA panel.
  • Representation of a Bosnian refugee in removal proceedings in Immigration Court, resulting in cancellation of removal and immediate release from immigration detention.   
  • Representation of a design, development, and manufacturing company in federal court in Virginia in a contract dispute with a Fortune 500 company.

Education

Clerkships

Recognitions

“Rising Star," Super Lawyers, 2020

Admissions

Other Government Service

Intern, Judge Richard W. Roberts, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 2012-2013

Intern, Broward County Public Defender’s Office, 2008

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