H. Linwood "Lin" Shannon, III.

H. Linwood "Lin" Shannon, III.

Contact Info: 

Phone: 812.425.3592
Fax: 812.421.4269
Email: hls@fine-hatfield.com

Practice Areas: 
Practice Summary: 

Mr. Shannon represents employers throughout the Mid-West and the South in all areas of labor and employment law, including collective bargaining/contract negotiations, contract interpretation/administration, arbitrations, NLRB proceedings, employee benefits, employment discrimination matters, wage and hour/overtime/prevailing wage matters, OSHA issues, and EEOC proceedings. He has tried jury trials and also defended numerous employers in employment litigation cases involving discrimination, disability, and FMLA claims in both State and Federal Courts. He has extensive experience defending both EPLI matters and worker’s compensation cases including total disability cases. Mr. Shannon regularly conducts training for employers and presentations for business groups in the areas of sexual harassment prevention, drug testing, supervisor training, worker’s compensation, union avoidance, litigation prevention, employment best practices, pension plan/benefit strategies, and human resources. Mr. Shannon also nearly everyday counsels employers regarding discipline/termination strategies, personnel policies, and employee relations. He prides himself on offering practical, preventive, cost-effective, and creative advice in these areas.

Education Summary: 

Centre College, BA 1992
University of Louisville, JD 1995

Bar Admissions: 

Indiana 1995
U.S. District Court, Northern District Indiana 1995
U.S. District Court, Southern District Indiana 1995
Kentucky 1995
Western District Kentucky 1995
Illinois (Pending Admission on Motion)

Professional Associations and Honors: 

Evansville Bar Association, Employment and Labor Section
Indiana Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
IU/NLRB Labor-Management Seminar, Past Faculty Member

Community Involvement: 

HMP&L, Utility Commissioner
Methodist Hospital, Board Secretary
Kyndle, Policy Board Member
Henderson (Kentucky) Chamber of Commerce, Former Board Chair-Elect
Henderson Chamber of Commerce, Former Chair of Personnel Committee
Evansville Day School, Former Board President
Southwestern Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
First United Methodist Church, Former SPR Chair and Sunday School Teacher
Henderson Leadership Initiative (Fellow)