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Shawn Joseph McCann

Shawn Joseph McCann

Los Angeles, California

Shawn J. McCann specializes in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, professional malpractice, product liability, and environmental contamination. He is dedicated to improving the ethical and professional standards of the practice of law so that litigants may receive effective representation and the public may benefit from the efficient administration of justice. Due to seven-figure settlements and the acumen he has demonstrated in trial, Mr. McCann has been identified repeatedly as a Rising Star in the legal community.

Verdicts and Settlements

  1. Verdict: $1,120,000: Personal Injury arising out of car accident (North v. Vogl), 2012
  2. Settlement: $7,500,000: Medical malpractice claim involving brain injury (Wright v. Regents of California)
  3. Settlement, $750,000 – Wrongful death arising out of traffic collision (Davila v. Stiles Animal Removal)
  4. Settlement, $1,000,000 – Personal injury arising out of single vehicle collision (Eaton v. Mahlmann Media)
  5. Settlement, $1,000,000 – Medical Malpractice/Wrongful death following surgery (McAlpin v. Kawachi)
  6. Settlement, $1,060,000 – Wrongful Death arising out of automobile collision (Bayly v. Fellows)
  7. Settlement, $550,000 – Legal Malpractice arising out of contract negotiation (Confidential)
  8. Verdict, $1,651,458 - Personal injury resulting from defect product (Jordan v. Pomeroy Corporation)
  9. Settlement, $1,000,000 - Personal injury arising out of tractor-trailer collision (Codina v O.S.T., Inc.)
  10. Settlement, $7,500,000 - Bad Faith Case (Confidential)
  11. Settlement, $500,000- Wrongful death arising out of traffic collision (Boor v. Varela)

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2003


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 2003
    • Honors: Byrne Trial Advocacy Team, 2001-2002
    • Law Review: Entertainment Law Review, 2002 - 2003
  • Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • B.S. (Cum Laude) - 2000
    • Major: Accounting

Published Works

  • Civil Procedures for Successful Discovery Motions, Advocate, 2012


  • Basic Trial Skills: The Art of Voir Dire, CAALA, 2008
  • Preparing and Defending Your Client in Deposition, CAALA, 2009
  • Discovery Motions, CAALA, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers: Rising Star, 2005 - 2013
  • Los Angeles Magazine: Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles: Presidential Award, 2011
  • American Association of Justice: New Lawyers Division F. Scott Baldwin Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association of Justice: Executive Committee, New Lawyers Division, 2012 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Board of Governors, 2011 - Present
  • L.A. County Bar Association, Judicial Election Evaluation Committee, 2010 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, Board of Governors, 2008 - Present
  • American Association for Justice: Justice Committee, 2010 - 2012
  • ABOTA, Member, 2012 - Present
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