Shannon S. Broome
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
San Francisco, CA
Shannon S. Broome is the managing partner of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP's San Francisco office and also practices in its Washington, DC office.
Splitting her time between the San Francisco and Washington offices allows her to serve clients nationally, and with a focus on California, a jurisdiction frequently at the forefront of environmental regulation.
She counsels, advocates, and represents clients on a range of environmental statutes before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Her practice has a particular emphasis on the Clean Air Act and climate change, and corresponding state and local statutes and regulations. She advocates on regulations issued by and before numerous federal and state regulatory agencies.
Shannon is a nationally recognized authority on Clean Air Act matters, with more than 25 years of experience addressing all aspects of the act, representing clients in a variety of manufacturing and energy sectors, including automotive, aerospace, pharmaceutical, chemical, paper, alternative fuels, power generation and utilities. Chambers USA describes Shannon as “a veritable Clean Air Act encyclopedia,” stating that “her strong technical engineering background has been an invaluable asset” and noting that her “record of success speaks for itself.”
Ms. Broome earned her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from UCLA and J.D. from UC Berkeley, where she is a member of the Order of the Coif (top 10%). Shannon is the immediate past Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee and currently serves as a Vice-Chair on the Air Quality Committee and the Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee. In 2014 and 2019, she was named to its list of the Top 100 Attorneys in California by the Daily Journal. And she has been named several times to its list of Top 100 Women Attorneys in the state.