John Branch, III Named Partner at Shanahan Law Group

John Branch III

RALEIGH, N.C. —Shanahan Law Group is pleased to announce that John Branch, III has been named a partner with the firm. Branch, who first joined Shanahan Law Group in 2007, concentrates his practice in the areas of complex business litigation and appeals.

“John’s leadership skills, outstanding work ethic, and legal proficiency have made him an invaluable member of our team,” said Kieran Shanahan, Principal of Shanahan Law Group. “We are very pleased to have him working in this new role and know he will continue to help our firm grow and excel.”

Branch has a great deal of experience in both federal and state courts, working with matters involving business, commercial, and employment litigation. His experience includes cases at both the trial court and appellate level concerning matters such as contract disputes, business torts, shareholder disputes, unfair business practices, and employment non-competition agreements. He also advises clients on various business and employment issues. In addition to his business practice, Branch represents a number of North Carolina public charter schools.

Branch has been selected as a Rising Star by North Carolina Super Lawyers ® five times (2010-2014), was named a 2012 Leader in the Law by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, and is also a member of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Raleigh Class 28.

Shanahan Law Group is a boutique law firm in Raleigh, North Carolina that offers a full range of business and litigation services. The firm’s practice areas include complex business litigation, business formation and exit strategies, banking and financial institutions, licensing and distribution, real estate and construction, secured transactions, property rights, employment law, white collar criminal defense, trust and estates, and government representation. The firm has offices in downtown Raleigh and North Raleigh. For more information, call (919) 856-9494 or visit