Board Member | Global and US Chair; US Head of Employment and Labor, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Shauna Johnson Clark is Norton Rose Fulbright's Global and US Chair as well as its Head of Employment and Labor, United States. Joining the firm in 1994, she served as the Partner-in-Charge of the Houston office from 2011 until 2013. A nationally recognized expert in labor and employment law, Shauna was certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for Labor and Employment Law in 2003.
Shauna is a trusted advisor to clients in a wide variety of industries, from energy and utility entities to healthcare and consumer products providers to banking and finance. Shauna is committed to providing the highest quality service in a timely and cost-efficient manner to each client she represents. She offers a broad range of services to employers, ranging from preventive advice and training to aggressive litigation when a mutually agreeable settlement cannot be reached. Clients often trust Shauna to conduct thoughtful and effective workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment, hostile work environments, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblowing, and violation of company policies. She skilfully navigates investigations of sensitive allegations against high-ranking employees, including senior executives and general counsel.
Shauna provides strategic advice to employers on best practices, conducts management and employee training, and counsels clients on the full spectrum of employment issues. She counsels clients seeking to establish or update their diversity and inclusion programs, including providing comprehensive reviews of worldwide diversity and inclusion programs. Shauna has led teams in jury, bench and administrative trials under all employment law statutes, including class and collective actions under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Shauna earned her JD from Tulane Law school and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Louisiana State University.