Shannan Higgins

Special Counsel

Shannan Higgins is a special counsel in Cooley's technology transactions and trademark, copyright and advertising practice groups. She provides strategic guidance to entrepreneurs, multinational companies, media organizations and nonprofits in the creation, acquisition, use and commercial exploitation of technology. Shannan drafts complex agreements and has extensive experience with manufacturing and edtech. She also helps clients navigate confusing regulatory requirements implicated by their deals, including those affecting education technology and content licensing.

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  • InvestCloud Recapitalizes at $1 Billion and Integrates Two New Businesses 

  • Drybar Agrees to Sell Products Line to Helen of Troy 


  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, 1999

  • Brown University
    BA, magna cum laude, 1996

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District of Columbia