Shannon E. Sansom

Shannon Sansom

Shannon Sansom handles complex matters related to the advertising and marketing industry, with a particular focus on promotions counseling and claims substantiation review. Shannon has conducted legal review of product launches and marketing programs in print and digital formats. She also has experience drafting rules for sweepstakes, contests, and other consumer-based promotions. Along the way, Shannon skillfully guides her clients—which range from small start-ups to nationally recognized technology organizations—through myriad regulations that govern the rapidly changing digital marketplace.

Her deep understanding of consumer behavior strengthens her counsel and enables her clients to be creative as they adapt to new technology without fear of legal setbacks. Shannon is known for her hands-on approach to client service, working closely with in-house counsel, marketing departments, and other stakeholders to develop creative solutions. She is also well versed in translating legal jargon, allowing her to make complicated proceedings accessible to clients in a variety of industries and roles.

During her years spent as in-house counsel for a full-service marketing and advertising agency in Connecticut, she gained significant experience drafting agreements on behalf of the agency and its clients, and advising on business-related legal issues, including risk-related subjects, employment, and company policies.

In addition to her robust experience in matters related to advertising and marketing, Shannon has a background in products liability, having previously worked at a personal injury and medical malpractice law firm.




  • J.D. cum laude Suffolk University Law School 2015
    • Chief competitions editor, Transnational Law Review
    • Phi Delta Phi, International Legal Honor Society
    • Judicial intern, the Honorable Christopher J. Muse, Massachusetts Superior Court, 2013
    • Member, Executive Board, Women’s Law Association
  • B.A. American Government highest distinction Suffolk University 2012

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association