MDS Photos 029Shaun Rooney grew up in central Illinois.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame.  After graduation, Shaun worked as a middle school teacher for 7 years and an IT consultant for 3 years.  He attended The University of Texas School of Law, where he served on the Editorial Board of the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights.

Shaun has practiced for five years prior to joining Chandler Law, first as an in-house attorney for an Austin, Texas private equity firm and then as an attorney in King & Spalding’s Atlanta E-Discovery practice.  Shaun is dedicated to achieving client success by providing high-quality, personalized legal services.  He is committed to zealously representing his clients’ interests.  Throughout his practice, Shaun has worked on both litigation and transactional matters.  He is highly proficient in German and Danish and has done significant casework in both languages.

When not practicing law, Shaun enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2013
Georgia, 2014


The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Juris Doctor, 2013

California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
Master of Arts, 2007

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 2000


  • Associate Editor, King & Spalding’s Development in Georgia Evidence Law (2014, 2018)
  • Discovering Anomalous Behavior in Large Networked Systems (coauthored with Peter Mullarkey and Mike Johns), published and presented at IEEE Integrated Network Management Conference 2011

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