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Robert “R.J.” Shannon practices with the Bankruptcy & Reorganization Practice Group at Barron & Newburger, P.C.

Mr. Shannon focuses his practice on bankruptcy, financial restructuring, and related business matters. His practice has a special emphasis representing debtors, creditors, committees, trustees, and other parties in out-of-court workouts and cases under chapters 7, 11, and 15 of the Bankruptcy Code. Mr. Shannon also counsels clients entering into sophisticated corporate, financial, and real estate transactions.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Shannon served as a law clerk to Judge Tony Davis for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas in Austin and Judge Glenn Harrell of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. He also has several years of experience in the construction industry, starting has a laborer and ultimately working as an estimator and contracts manager before embarking on his legal career.

Mr. Shannon is a Barrister of the Arthur L. Moller/David B. Foltz, Jr. American Inn of Court as well as a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Turnaround Management Association, and the Association for Corporate Growth.

Robert “R.J.” Shannon

Robert “R.J.” Shannon

Office: Texas
Direct: 512.649.3346

State Court Admissions:

  • Texas
  • Maryland

Federal Appellate Admissions:

  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Federal District Court Admissions:

  • District of Colorado and Texas (E.D., N.D., S.D., W.D.)


  • B.S. Towson University
  • J.D. University of Michigan School of Law