Shannon Burr


  • location icon New Orleans, LA
    400 Poydras Street
    Suite 1300
    New Orleans, LA 70130

Shannon Burr is a partner in the New Orleans office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Insurance Coverage, General Liability, First Party Property, Construction and Transportation Practices.

Ms. Burr has extensive experience in a wide variety of complex civil litigation practice areas, including defense of insurers in first party claims as well as defending clients involved in construction litigation, commercial general liability and commercial automobile liability, premises liability, and personal automobile liability. She has engaged in numerous arbitrations, mediations, and pretrial settlement conferences to obtain favorable results for her clients. She has successfully defended claims from pre-suit litigation to dispositive motions and trial.

Ms. Burr holds a Certificate of Concentration in Maritime Law from Tulane University Law School, and has successfully represented clients in maritime litigation including cases under the Jones Act, the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA), and the Longshoremen and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.


Social Media, the First Amendment, and the Rules of Professional Conduct; Ethics and Professionalism Journal, Summer 2016, Vol1 No.4 American Bar Association


Ms. Burr has a Certificate in Admiralty Law from Tulane University

Professional Presentations

  • Applying the Rules of Civil Procedure in Louisiana National Business Institute, September 2016
  • Cyber Liability RIMS Southeast Louisiana Chapter, January 2017



United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana

United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas


Tulane University

Juris Doctor, 2003

  • Certificate of Concentration in Maritime Law

Tulane University

Bachelor of Arts, 1995

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