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Sprinkle Named General Counsel for Carlock, Copeland & Stair

December 22, 2014

Carlock, Copeland & Stair congratulates Shannon M. Sprinkle on being selected to serve as the Firm’s General Counsel.

As General Counsel, Shannon will be responsible for the overall management of legal concerns and services for the firm. Specifically, she has primary responsibility for management of the firm’s professional liability processes and risk management and will advise the firm on a wide variety of issues.

Shannon Sprinkle is a Partner in the Atlanta office and co-chair of the commercial litigation practice group. For the past ten years, Shannon has focused her practice primarily on professional malpractice and real estate related claims. She has substantial experience defending legal malpractice claims arising out of: litigation, family law, business organization, estate matters, real estate transactions, and commercial transactions. She also frequently defends accounting malpractice claims involving: tax preparation, consulting, compilations, reviews, audits, and breach of fiduciary duty claims.

Shannon also defends law firms, lenders, and other businesses against individual and class-action claims for alleged violations of consumer protection statutes, such as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Truth in Lending Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and others. She also provides compliance and risk management advice in these areas, as well as data and privacy breach claims.

Shannon frequently participates in and speaks at seminars on professional ethics and malpractice, and has authored several papers targeted toward malpractice avoidance. For several years she co-presented an annual risk management seminar for the insureds of a large national insurer.

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