Shannon Ramirez Bajin is a litigator and crisis manager with extensive experience in high-stakes investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation. Shannon has particular expertise in transnational and conflict-of-law matters, subjects on which she also teaches. She also has substantial experience with the legal and policy issues that arise at the nexus of technology, national security, law enforcement, and privacy.

Shannon Ramirez Bajin

Shannon has litigated complex criminal and civil cases from inception through trial and appeal. She has successfully represented the CEO of a privately held, international company while he was involved in or subject to whistleblower suits and government investigations in other jurisdictions, defended the CEO of a Fortune Global 500 company in an investigation conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Authority and U.S. Department of Justice, and petitioned for a U.S. citizen to get sentencing credit for time served in a Mexican prison.

Shannon also has extensive experience with campus misconduct cases. She has directed internal investigations and advised complainants, respondents, and university administrators in Title IX and campus disciplinary matters at several universities. She has also represented professors and universities in investigations conducted by state and federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Prior to joining KaiserDillon, Shannon served as counsel at a white-collar defense boutique in Atlanta. Before that, she was diplomatic liaison for the New York City Mayor’s Office of International Affairs, where she worked with the New York City Police Department, various city agencies, and the U.S. Department of State on issues involving security, diplomatic immunity, and host country relations at the United Nations.

Shannon is an adjunct professor of law at Emory University School of Law, where she teaches Transnational Criminal Litigation and Advanced White-Collar Defense. She is currently pursuing a Master of Laws in Technology Law & Policy from Georgetown University Law Center. Fluent in Spanish and French, Shannon studied at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris, France.

Shannon is licensed to practice in Maryland; the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

*Pending approval of application for admission to D.C. Bar. Practice supervised by D.C. Bar members pursuant to D.C. Court of Appeals Rule 49(c)(8).


  • LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center (expected 2024)
  • J.D., American University, Washington College of Law
  • M.A., American University, School of International Service
  • B.A., New York University

Government Service

  • Clerkship, The Honorable Andre M. Davis, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (cancelled due to Judge’s early retirement)
  • Clerkship, The Honorable Roger W. Titus, United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Clerkship, The Honorable Charles B. Day, United States District Court for the District of Maryland