Kieran J. Shanahan named Lifetime Century Member by Tobacco Growers Association

RALEIGH, N.C. – Shanahan Law Group has announced that Kieran J. Shanahan, principal of the firm, has been named Lifetime Century Member by Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina. Shanahan was presented this award for his strong leadership and endless support of the Tobacco Growers Association of North CarolinaTMs members. Shanahan and his firm were instrumental in securing over $400,000,000 in Phase II money from tobacco companies. Shanahan argued the GrowersTM case before the North Carolina Superior Court.

I am humbled by this honor and privileged to have championed the cause of the farmers, said Shanahan. The tobacco farmers have been a vital part of our state’s economy and a rich part of its history to see they recoup the benefits of their labor was the fair and just thing to do.

About Kieran J. Shanahan:
Kieran J. Shanahan is a former federal prosecutor and an experienced litigator with extensive trial court experience in federal and state courts. Shanahan spent five years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division, where he was recognized as one of the most outstanding federal prosecutors in the country. Shanahan recently completed four elected terms on the Raleigh City Council, and has been active in GOP politics for many years.

About Shanahan Law Group:
Shanahan Law Group was founded in 2001 when Kieran J. Shanahan decided that a niche existed in the practice of law in Raleigh for a boutique law firm to handle complex business and other litigation matters. Shanahan Law Group represents a variety of business entities and individuals, and offers business advice, litigation, and Trust and Estate services. The firm has over 75 years of collective experience in business, political, and legal arenas. For more information, please call (919) 856-9494 or view the firmTMs website at

About Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina:
The North Carolina Tobacco Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, charitable, and educational corporation. The Tobacco Foundation was formed in 1975 to operate exclusively for educational and scientific purposes, and to aid and promote, by financial assistance and otherwise, all types of extension and research pertaining to the production, manufacturing, and use of tobacco and tobacco products by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University at Raleigh. / Tuesday, June 27, 2006