Shannon Reaves is an Associate in the Foreign Acquisitions/Government Contracts Group of Kaye Scholer’s Washington, DC office.
Mr. Reaves graduated from American University Washington College of Law in 2009. He was a Summer Associate with Kaye Scholer in 2008, and worked with the litigation group on a variety of matters ranging from FTC-recommended divestitures to the electric resource adequacy of state public utilities. Mr. Reaves was a judicial intern for Judge Gerald Bruce Lee in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, during which time he drafted orders, bench memoranda, and judicial opinions on motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, habeas corpus, and evidentiary issues for the court’s civil and criminal dockets. He also served as a student attorney in WCL’s Civil Practice Clinic, where he represented clients in the District and Circuit Courts of Montgomery County, Maryland, in matters ranging from divorce and child custody to probate and estate administration. Mr. Reaves was a staff writer for The Modern American magazine and Vice President of WCL’s Innocence Project. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Reaves worked as a freelance editor and writer and served as a volunteer English teacher in Ecuador’s Amazon basin.
Mr. Reaves received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in 1997.