Managing Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Robert Shannon became Managing Partner of Hinshaw & Culbertson in 2016 after leading the firm’s Government Practice Group. He is also Special Assistant State’s Attorney. Prior to joining the firm in 1999, Robert was a prosecutor with the City of Chicago’s Special Prosecutions Division. 

Hinshaw’s diversity efforts include a mentoring program, five affinity networks, a summer recruiting program, and promoting minority and female leadership. The firm has received many diversity awards, including recognition from Equality Illinois, the Human Rights Campaign, and MultiCultural Law magazine. 

Joined LCLD 2009


Highlights of LCLD Participation


Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2013)
Fellows nominated:
2018: Maria Calederon; 2017: Ophir Johna; 2016: David Alfini; 2015: Jenny H. Wang; 2014: Corinne C. Heggie; 2013: William Yu; 2012: Nabil G. Foster; 2011: Diane E. Webster

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2012: Jenee Gaskin

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2014, 2012

Attendance
Annual Meeting (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)


Member: Robert Shannon

Diversity Professional:Daniel Morriss

Communications: Oliver Thoenan