Symone Shinton has hands-on experience in each stage of the life of a lawsuit. She practices on a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters in both state and federal court, including complex business litigation, product liability litigation, contract interpretation, and disputes involving partnerships and corporations. She also volunteers her time representing various pro bono clients.


Greenberg Traurig, LLP
September 2017 – Present
Commercial Litigator in various state and federal matters.


Chicago-Kent College Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Juris Doctor, Summa Cum Laude
Valedictorian, Order of the Coif, Class Rank: 1/224

2014 – 2017
CALI Awards for highest grades in: Appellate Advocacy, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, International Trade Law, Law, Literature and Feminism, Legislation, Products Liability, Torts, and Trial Advocacy I.
Activities and Societies: Chicago-Kent Law Review (Executives Articles Editor), Moot Court Honors Society, Kent Legal Scholars.

Florida State University
Bachelor of Science, B.S., International Relations and Affairs; Spanish Language, Summa Cum Laude
2011 – 2014
Activities and Societies: Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity

Bar Admission

Member, Chicago Bar Association

Member, Chicago Young Professionals

Member, Women’s Bar Association

Awards & Accolades

        • Recipient, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, “Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award,” 2019
        • Recipient, “Ilana Diamond Rovner Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy,” 2016
        • Best Advocate, 2015 Stetson National Pretrial Competition

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