Amy Shahan

Amy Shahan is an associate attorney with Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC. Amy received her J.D. from Baylor University School of Law in 1996, where she served on Baylor’s Law Review, and is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas. Upon graduation from law school, Amy clerked for the Honorable Tom James at the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Dallas, Texas. Since her clerkship, Amy has briefed substantive trial court motions and responses throughout her legal career. She has also litigated claims on behalf of victims exposed to toxic substances and the use of defective products and pharmaceuticals.

After taking the opportunity to practice with her father, Wayne Shahan, during which time she represented clients in family law, probate, and personal injury matters, Amy returned to a toxic tort, products liability and catastrophic injury practice at Simon Greenstone Panatier where she is an integral part of the firm’s intake department.

Practice Areas

  • Toxic Torts
  • Mesothelioma/Asbestos
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Products Liability
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

Education

  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas, 1996, J.D., Honors: Dean’s List
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1993, B.A., Major: English

Court Admissions

  • State Court of Texas (1996)
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas (1997)

Professional Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association, Member (1996 – Present)
  • Texas State Bar Association, Member (1996 – Present)
  • American Association for Justice, Member (2016 – Present)

Community Involvement

  • Girl Scouts, Troop Leader (2005 – 2013)
  • Girl Scouts, Adult Recognition Specialist (2016 – Present)

Published Works

  • Shahan, Amy, “Determining whether Title VII Provides a Cause of Action for Same-Sex Sexual Harassment,” Baylor Law Review, 1996
Listening is one of the most important tools I have utilized in obtaining justice for my clients. It is only through listening that I have been able to understand each client’s individual story and then share that story with the respect and empathy my clients deserve.
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