Shauna L. Baker-Karl
Shauna understands the importance of a client-first approach to the practice of law. Whether in employment, resolution dispute, or corporate practice, she has a passion for helping her clients find solutions that achieve their goals while honoring their values, missions, and goals. She particularly enjoys working with employers to help them find practical and efficient solutions for their businesses.
Prior to attending law school, Shauna earned her degree in English from the University of Virginia, where she also earned a master’s degree in education. After graduating from Virginia, she worked as a learning specialist for Division I student-athletes. As a learning specialist, Shauna developed the unique client-based approach to problem solving that she brings to her law practice. During law school at the University of North Carolina, Shauna was the Managing Editor of the First Amendment Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Board. She spent a year in the law school’s Military and Veteran’s Clinic advocating for low income former servicemembers before the Department of Veterans Affairs and was honored for performing over one hundred hours of pro bono work during her time at Carolina.
Outside of work, Shauna enjoys cheering for all University of Virginia and University of North Carolina sports and takes trips all over the country cheering for her teams. Shauna travel extensively with her two labradoodles, Finn and Piper, and enjoys returning each year to the west coast of Ireland. She is also an avid reader, especially of historical fiction and mystery novels.