Shauna Kramer is an associate at Williams & Connolly and focuses her practice on complex civil litigation, white collar defense and investigations, general commercial litigation, and securities litigation.  Shauna has represented corporations and individuals in a variety of business disputes in both state and federal courts.  Shauna has experience in a range of substantive areas, including False Claims Act cases, contract disputes, securities class actions, and trademark disputes.

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.

Representative Experience

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

  • Representing a design, development, and manufacturing company in federal court in Virginia in a contract dispute with a Fortune 500 company.
  • Successfully defended a Bosnian refugee in removal proceedings in Immigration Court, obtaining cancellation of removal and immediate release from immigration detention. 
  • Representing 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 have intervened.

Education

Admissions

Government Service

Law Clerk, Chief Judge Richard W. Roberts, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 2014-2015

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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