Appellate Lawyer Robert M. Shaughnessy Joins Klinedinst San Diego

Robert M. Shaughnessy has joined Klinedinst San Diego as Senior Counsel. Mr. Shaughnessy is an experienced appellate attorney who focuses his practice on business litigation, with an emphasis in civil appeals. 

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – Klinedinst is pleased to announce Robert M. Shaunessy has joined the San Diego office as Senior Counsel. Mr. Shaughnessy brings nearly twenty years of complex law-and-motion and appellate experience to the firm’s Appellate Practice Group, and is knowledgeable in a variety of practice areas.

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Robert M. Shaughnessy

Mr. Shaughnessy counsels clients on matters including unfair competition, false advertising, trade secret misappropriation, employment issues, invasion of privacy, director and officer liability, real property law, and trust disputes.

“Rob brings exceptional and significant appellate experience to our team,” said John D. Klinedinst, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Klinedinst PC. “His legal acumen and adeptness in civil appeals make him extremely valuable to our clients and we are pleased to welcome him to the firm.”

Mr. Shaughnessy frequently authors articles on various legal topics and is a leader in the legal community. Outside of the legal community, Mr. Shaughnessy serves as Board Member to Improve UC and No Limits Limb Loss Foundation, and is a member of several non-profit organizations.

Klinedinst PC is pleased to welcome Mr. Shaugnessy to the firm. To learn more about Mr. Shaughnessy, please visit:

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