Shannan M. Fitzgerald


804.697.4158 (p)
804.697.6158 (f)

Professional Affiliations

Virginia State Bar 

The Bar Association of the City of Richmond
• Bench-Bar Conference Planning Committee, 2020-present
• Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee, 2019-present
• Litigation Section

Virginia Bar Association
• Civil Litigation Section

Federal Bar Association, Richmond Chapter
• Federal Litigation Section

Community Involvement

Virginia Bar Association Model Judiciary Program
• Richmond Region Coordinator, 2019-present
• Advisor/Coach to St. Catherine's School, 2017-present

Shannan Fitzgerald is an associate in the firm's Litigation practice group. She assists clients with general litigation matters, including contract and business tort disputes.

Representative Litigation

  • Representation and defense of individuals and business owners in state court litigation.
  • Assisted national mental health care management company in commercial and contract disputes.
  • Assisted clients in FINRA proceedings.
  • Assisted railroad in arbitrations and litigation arising from breach of contract disputes.
  • Assisted fireplace manufacturer in a products liability case. 

Practice Areas

Trials/Appeals/Alternative Dispute Resolution


University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 2016
Magna Cum Laude
Articles Editor, University of Richmond Law Review

University of Virginia, B.A., Religious Studies and Sociology, 2012


• Virginia
• U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
• U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia


• Hon. Beverly W. Snukals, Presiding Judge, Circuit Court of the City of Richmond, 2016-2017