• Florida State University, B.S. (2003)
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. (2007)


  • District of Columbia
  • Florida

Shawn C. Layman


Shawn C. Layman is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Litigation Group, resident in the Washington, D.C. office. He has extensive litigation experience working on complex class actions and mass tort matters involving thousands of claims. Shawn has significant experience in all phases of discovery practice, including participating in discovery depositions, attending evidentiary hearings, and managing large-scale document reviews.

Upon graduation, Shawn spent more than 10 years in private practice litigating insurance and corporate defense claims. Shawn also served as a law clerk in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Florida

Representative Matters

  • Representing AT&T in its proposed merger with Time Warner.
  • Representing a health care services company in a multidistrict mass tort litigation.
  • Representing the Regents of the University of California in patent infringement litigation.
  • Representing a defense contractor in trade secret litigation.

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