Overview

As a member of the Littler CaseSmart – Charges™ team based in Colorado, Shannon Henderson is responsible for handling charges from investigation to conclusion. She works on client-dedicated service teams, specializing in handling administrative agency charges. She investigates charge allegations, reviews pertinent documents, interviews key witnesses, and provides clients an assessment of the risks associated with the charge. In partnership with the client, she defends the charge by drafting persuasive position statements and responses to the agency’s requests for information.

Shannon has represented employers in state and federal courts, administrative hearings, labor arbitrations, and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and related state agencies in a variety of matters, such as:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act
  • California Fair Employment and Housing Act
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

She has also represented employers in cases alleging wrongful termination in violation of public policy, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Colorado Wage Claim Act, the Colorado Lawful Off-Duty Conduct Statute, as well as disputes regarding employee severance, non-competition agreements, and various wage/hour issues.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Guild Supporting the Children’s Diabetes Foundation

Member

Colorado Human Resources Association

Former Board Member

Fresno County Young Lawyers Association

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law, 1997
  • B.S., University of WyomingWith Honors

Bar Admission

California
Colorado

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California