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Shannon Sherrell, Attorney

Shannon M. Sherrell

  • Medical Malpractice Defense

  • Product and General Liability

  • Trucking Defense

Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers
Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America Award

Shannon M. Sherrell is a director and co-founder of Saiz Chanez Sherrell + Kaemper. Her practice is focused on medical malpractice, products and general liability litigation, and trucking defense.


Shannon is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  She attended California Lutheran University and graduated summa cum laude in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with an emphasis on International Studies. Shannon attended UNM School of Law, graduating summa cum laude in 2010. 


Shannon served as co-Managing Editor for the New Mexico Law Review during law school. Upon her graduation from law school, Shannon received a LexisNexis Award for Highest Academic Achievement, a Tort Scholar Award, and a Clinical Honors Award for her outstanding representation of clients in the Law Clinic.


After she graduated from law school, Shannon served as a law clerk for the Honorable James O. Browning, United States District Court Judge for the District of New Mexico.

From 2016-2019, Shannon was named a Rising Star by Southwest Super Lawyers for her experience and expertise in civil defense litigation. This designation is bestowed upon less than 3% of attorneys in New Mexico for excellence in practice. 

Before joining SC Law, Ms. Sherrell was a director at a large law firm in Albuquerque, NM.

  • State Bar of New Mexico

  • United States District Court for the District of New Mexico

  • New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association

  • University of New Mexico School of Law (J.D. 2010, summa cum laude)

  • California Lutheran University (B.A. Political Science 2007, summa cum laude)


“GPS, the Fourth Amendment, and the New Mexico Constitution,” 39 N.M. L. Rev. 667 (2009) 

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