Harvey (Dunne), Shannon M. Partner

Practice Focus

Shannon Harvey handles a wide variety of complex commercial and personal injury litigation with a focus on products liability and mass tort matters. She is a trial lawyer who is in state and federal Court every week and has successfully participated in numerous jury trials. Shannon is also very experienced with the mediation process and has successfully negotiated reasonable settlements in cases where liability and damages issues were strongly contested.

Shannon also advises and works with local government clients on a daily basis. In addition to providing constant updates on Illinois municipal law, she serves as local prosecutor for two local municipalities. 

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Shannon worked for the Cook County State’s Attorney Office. While with the State’s Attorney’s Office, Shannon participated in numerous trials in the Circuit Court of Cook County and submitted appellate briefs to the Illinois Appellate Court. In addition to her practice, Shannon serves on the Palos Heights Zoning Board of Appeals and is a member of the Irish Fellowship of Chicago, a not-for-profit organization that is devoted to celebrating Irish culture while supporting several Chicagoland charities. Shannon was named a Rising Star by the Illinois Super Lawyers in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. Shannon was recently selected by her peers in the 2023 and 2024 editions of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™. 

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Lurie Children's Hospital - Children's Research Fund, Vice Chair of Fundraising and Board Member

  • City of Palos Heights, City Clerk

  • Irish Fellowship of Chicago, Board Member