Shannon D. Lankenau

Shannon Lankenau is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Lankenau received her JD in 2013 from University of California, Hastings College of the Law where she was awarded the Pro Bono Society Achievement Award and was a member of the Hastings Law Journal. Additionally, Ms. Lankenau received her MA in International Affairs from the George Washington University.

After law school, Ms. Lankenau served as a law clerk for the Hon. Judge Larry R. Hicks of the United States District Court, District of Nevada. During law school, she also externed for the Hon. Judge Charles R. Breyer of the United States District Court, Northern District of California.


“Towards Effective Access to Justice in Haiti: Eliminating the Medical Certificate Requirement in Rape Prosecutions” (64 Hastings L.J. 6 (2013))