I help my clients navigate litigation and disputes involving securities, corporate governance and complex commercial issues.
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Shannon Eagan represents corporations and individuals in complex disputes and litigation, internal corporate investigations and Securities and Exchange Commission investigations and actions. Shannon successfully defended a drug development company and its officers and directors in a victory that validated how many life science companies disclose clinical data to the public before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She also served on the trial team for the first defendant to obtain an acquittal in a stock-options backdating prosecution. Shannon has handled a wide variety of other complex litigation matters, including securities litigation, high-stakes licensing disputes, commercial contract litigation, corporate governance disputes and merger litigation. Her clients have included companies in the life sciences, hardware, software, semiconductor, food and public utility industries. Shannon serves as Northern California head of Cooley's business litigation practice.
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In re Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Securities Litigation
Cooley Trial Team Wins First Acquittal of a Stock-Options Backdating Defendant
Cooley Represents Life Sciences Company in Licensing Dispute
Cooley Represents Special Committee of the Board of Directors in Internal Investigation into Allegations of Fraud by CEO
Cooley Obtains Complete Victory for Annie’s
White Collar & Regulatory Defense
All things New Orleans
Shannon and her team achieved a complete success on behalf of Annie’s and the board. We could not have been happier with the results.
Stanford Law SchoolJD, 2000
Duke UniversityBA, Public Policy Studiescum laude, 1996
YWCA Honors Angela Dunning at Tribute to Women Awards
April 27, 2018
Supreme Court Allows Securities Act Class Actions to Remain in State Court
March 27, 2018
Supreme Court to Decide If State Courts Have Jurisdiction to Hear IPO Litigation
June 27, 2017
YWCA of Silicon Valley: Tribute to Women Award (2016)
Northern California Rising Star: Securities Litigation
Northern California Rising Star: Top Women Attorneys
Shannon is sharp, strategic and responsive – a true partner in helping me achieve my litigation and business goals.
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