Lawyers Club of San Diego Elects Pettit Kohn Shareholder Shannon Finley as President

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin Shareholder Shannon R. Finley was recently elected to serve as the Lawyers Club of San Diego President for 2022-2023.  The gavel will be passed to her at the Annual Dinner on May 4, 2022 and she will begin her term on July 1, 2022.

Lawyers Club of San Diego was founded in 1972 with the mission to “advance the status of women in the law and society.”  Ms. Finley, an active Lawyers Club member since 2014, has served on the organization’s Board of Directors since 2019. 

“I am honored to take office as Lawyers Club of San Diego’s President during its 50th anniversary year,” said Finley.  “My participation and leadership in Lawyers Club of San Diego has been pivotal for my personal and professional growth as an attorney.  I’m looking forward to having the opportunity to pay it forward to do something impactful for this organization and the legal community as a whole as we continue our work to advocate for true equality.”

Most recently Shannon served as Lawyers Club’s Vice President of Policy & Membership.  She has previously served in a number of other leadership roles, including Annual Dinner Co-chair, Membership Development Co-chair, Women’s Advocacy Committee Co-chair, and Law School Outreach Committee Co-chair.  Shannon was also honored in 2019 with the C. Hugh Friedman New Lawyer Award, which recognizes a Lawyers Club member who has been a champion in advancing Lawyers Club’s mission and who has demonstrated leadership and professionalism within the San Diego legal community.

“Shannon is a dynamic leader and an exceptional attorney,” said Jennifer Lutz, Founding Shareholder and Co-chair of Pettit Kohn’s Employment and Labor group.  “We are proud of her many contributions to the community and trust that she will excel as President of Lawyers Club of San Diego.  We look forward to her future accomplishments as she helps drive the organization forward.”

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin applauds the dedication and leadership demonstrated by Ms. Finley that has led to her election as President of Lawyers Club of San Diego.  The firm is excited to support Ms. Finley in her new role and congratulates her on her accomplishments within Lawyers Club and the San Diego legal community.

About Shannon Finley

Shannon Finley is a shareholder at Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin and focuses her practice on employment law, representing California employers in disputes ranging from single plaintiff wrongful termination cases to complex class actions, and everything in between.  She also provides guidance to employers, advising on best practices to avoid lawsuits before they arise.  She is a speaker and author on issues that include best hiring practices, wage and hour law, discrimination, leaves of absence, and social media.  Shannon was recognized by the San Diego Business Journal’s “Women of Influence in Law” and “Leaders in Law” and has been included in the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list since 2019.  She was also honored by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch© in 2021 and 2022 for her work in Labor & Employment Litigation.  For more information, view her bio here.

About Lawyers Club of San Diego

Lawyers Club of San Diego is the largest specialty bar association in San Diego with over 1000 members ranging from attorneys at public agencies, law firm partners, and retired and active federal and state judges, to law students and others in the local community that share their mission to “advance the status of women in the law and society.”  Among the group’s core objectives are demanding equality for women, taking the lead on inclusivity and diversity, and inspiring and mentoring feminist leaders.  For more information about Lawyers Club, please visit