President, McDonald Hopkins LLC

Shawn Riley became President of McDonald Hopkins in 2016. He was previously Managing Member of the firm's Cleveland office and founded the firm's Business Restructuring Services Department. From 2011 to 2015, Shawn also served as Mayor of Gates Mills, Ohio.

A first-generation college graduate, Shawn values the importance of mentoring and led McDonald Hopkins to partner with College Now of Greater Cleveland, an organization that provides mentors to high school students. 

Diversity efforts at McDonald Hopkins include a Women in Leadership Program, scholarships for minority college and law students, and a Women's Council that provides networking and business development for women in the firm. 

Joined 2019


Member: Shawn Riley

Diversity Professionals: Teresa BeasleyColette Gibbons

Communications: Deborah Kelm