Shannon German is a partner in the Wilmington office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Her practice focuses on corporate governance litigation and counseling, navigation of corporate fiduciary duties, and representation of companies and their officers and directors in stockholder class actions, derivative suits, and complex commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court. She also represents clients in stockholder class actions, derivative suits, and securities actions in the state and federal courts throughout the country.
In addition, Shannon specializes in advising companies faced with stockholder litigation and books and records demands, as well as director and officer demands for advancement and indemnification; conducting investigations on behalf of management, boards of directors, and special board or management committees; and representing companies and their boards of directors in stockholder actions and “busted deal” litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Shannon practiced in the corporate and business litigation group at Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP in Wilmington, Delaware. Previously, she served as a law clerk for Justice Randy J. Holland of the Delaware Supreme Court. Shannon also served as a judicial intern to Vice Chancellor Donald F. Parsons, Jr., of the Delaware Court of Chancery.