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  Cheryl H. Shaw
Partner
Direct Dial: 770.818.1422
cshaw@fmglaw.com
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Cheryl H. Shaw is a Partner in the Atlanta office.  She practices in the firm's Construction Law and General Liability practice groups.  Ms. Shaw has represented clients on both a national and state level, including the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court.

Ms. Shaw’s construction law practice includes the representation of design professionals, contractors, owners, and other clients in all types of construction disputes, including professional malpractice, risk management, and breach of contract.  She has represented clients in claims relating to negligent design, contract administration, and construction management in litigation, arbitration, and mediation proceedings.  A significant part of her practice is also devoted to client consultation regarding professional service agreements. 

Ms. Shaw's professional liability and commercial liability litigation practice includes defending Directors and Officers cases and also includes representing, in addition to architects and engineers, other professionals such as lawyers, real estate agents, and insurance professionals in Errors and Omission cases.  She also has handled cases under the False Claims Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and RICO, in addition to breach of fiduciary duty claims and many other business law and partnership disputes.

Ms. Shaw's general and business liability practice includes all types of personal injury, property damage, tortious interference, and other liability claims.  Her experience includes defending claims such as negligent security, transportation, sexual assault, slip and fall cases, and premises liability.

Ms. Shaw received her undergraduate degree from the University of Maine (B.A., cum laude), and her law degree from Suffolk University Law School (J.D., cum laude) where she was a member of the Moot Court Board.  

Ms. Shaw has been recognized as a “Rising Star,” a designation honoring top lawyers in Georgia under the age of 40.

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