John Branch III
John Branch III

Shanahan Law Group, PLLC Partner John E. Branch III has been appointed Vice Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Section. Branch previously served as the section’s Secretary and as Pro Bono Chair.

“Our firm is committed to doing our part to strengthen and advance the legal profession, and we are pleased that John is serving the N.C. Bar Association in this important leadership role,” said former federal prosecutor Kieran J. Shanahan, founder of Shanahan Law Group.

“The Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Section is devoted to preserving, protecting and increasing public awareness of the rights protected by the Constitutions of the United States and North Carolina,” said Branch. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to help with this important effort to promote and protect the foundations of our republic.”

Branch concentrates his practice in complex business, employment, constitutional and political law. Among other things, he advises clients on federal and state constitutional questions, developing legal theories for the application of constitutional rights, and the implications of federal and state statutes and regulations on constitutional rights.