David S. Clancy  |  Jonathan M. Shine

David S. ClancyDavid S. Clancy

In his 20-plus year career at the law firm Skadden Arps (2004-2016 as a partner), Mr. Clancy handled a wide variety of civil lawsuits in both state and federal court, both individual actions and class actions. Cases have spanned an array of industries with widely varying subject matters including alleged breach of contract, alleged sales or other misrepresentations, and employment disputes (e.g., regarding alleged trade secrets or noncompetition agreements). Mr. Clancy has also provided extensive pro bono assistance to individuals and organizations, and in 2016 won the Boston Bar Association’s President’s Award for his representation of victims of the Boston Marathon bombing in their efforts to obtain appropriate compensation from the public fund established in the aftermath of that incident (the One Fund). A former three-term member of the Board of Editors of the Boston Bar Journal, Mr. Clancy has written numerous articles on legal topics including:

Mr. Clancy also writes occasional commentaries for the Stowe Reporter, the local newspaper of Stowe, Vermont. See, e.g.,

“Building A Treehouse,” David S. Clancy, Stowe Reporter June 13, 2019 print edition

“Ideas for Next Summer: Go West, Young Family,” David S. Clancy, Stowe Reporter Dec. 21, 2017 print edition

Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts and New York

Harvard Law School, JD 1995
Dartmouth College, BA 1992

Jonathan M. ShineJonathan M. Shine

Over a 20 year legal career at Skadden Arps and BLA Schwartz, PC, Mr. Shine has represented clients in a diverse array of civil litigation in both state and federal courts and arbitrations before JAMS, AAA and FINRA. Such matters have spanned the fields of securities investigations and litigation (representation of mutual funds in governmental investigations, evaluation of threatened domestic and international litigation on behalf of potential plaintiffs, and sales practice arbitrations involving individual investors), intellectual property (copyright and trademark enforcement matters), employment (wage act, trade secret and non-competition matters), and general business to business contractual disputes. Through his experience as a litigator at both a larger firm and a litigation boutique, Mr. Shine can provide large firm experience and work product with small firm cost-effective attentiveness.

Bar Admissions: Massachusetts and New York

Georgetown University Law Center, JD 1998
Georgetown University, College of Arts and Sciences, AB 1995
Phillips Academy Andover, 1991

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