Shannon O’Donnell is an associate attorney at the Law Offices of Jotham S. Stein P.C.’s Chicago area offices. Ms. O’Donnell concentrates her practice in the areas of litigation/arbitration and corporate and employment advice.
Ms. O’Donnell graduated magna cum laude from Saint Louis University with a double major in International Studies and French and a double minor in Philosophy and Theology. During her undergraduate studies, she studied for a year in Lyon, France. After graduation, Ms. O’Donnell was selected by the French Embassy to the United States to teach English in Normandy. Ms. O’Donnell earned her Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University and an LL.M. from Université Paris Dauphine in Paris, France. She also completed a post-doc in Legal Studies at Université Paris Dauphine.
Ms. O’Donnell began her career in Paris with international law firms and later a Fortune Global 500 corporation where she gained experience in complex corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Jotham S. Stein P.C., Ms. O’Donnell practiced in Chicago, drafting, negotiating and advising on international contracts and providing support for cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. O’Donnell is fluent in French and speaks some Spanish and German.
Ms. O’Donnell is admitted to practice in Illinois, New York and the District of Columbia and is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association.
Outside of the office, Ms. O’Donnell enjoys reading Scandinavian crime thrillers, playing Bridge, Vinyasa yoga, French cuisine, traveling, kickboxing and singing soprano in her Parish Choir.