Shawn McCann


Shawn McCann is a partner at BD&J Law Firm, handling both wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases. Prior to joining BD&J, Shawn represented injured people at another well-respected litigation firm. He has recovered over $100,000,000 on behalf of his clients.

Shawn has been recognized time and time again for his legal excellence, including selection to the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars? list from 2005 to 2013, as well as inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list in 2014 and 2015. Shawn has also been awarded the F. Scott Baldwin Trial Lawyer of the Year from the American Association for Justice, as well as the Presidential Award from the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.

Shaw holds many memberships and has served in various capacities for associations throughout the years. He is also a trustee of the Pound Civil Justice Institute, a national legal “think tank” focusing on issues affecting the U.S. Civil Justice System. He has published articles and is regularly invited to speak at seminars and provide instruction for attorneys in the areas of trial skills, civil procedure, and effective litigation practices.

Representative Verdicts & Settlements

  • $7.5 Million | Medical Malpractice
  • $7.5 Million | Insurance Bad Faith
  • $5.5 Million | Medical Malpractice
  • $3.3 Million | Pedestrian v. Car
  • $1.65 Million | Defective Product
  • $1.12 Million | Car v. Car
  • $1.06 Million | Wrongful Death
  • $1 Million | Negligence
  • $1 Million | Car v. Tractor Trailer
  • $1 Million | Car v. Car
  • $1 Million | Medical Malpractice


  • Villanova University, Bachelor of Science
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, Juris Doctor


  • F. Scott Baldwin Trial Lawyer of the Year, American Association for Justice
  • Presidential Award, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Rising Star 2005-2013, by Super Lawyers in Los Angeles Magazine
  • Super Lawyer 2014-2015, Super Lawyers in Los Angeles Magazine

Professional Associations

  • California State Bar
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (Board of Governors)
  • American Association of Justice (State Delegate)
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute
  • LA County Bar Association (Judicial Evaluations Committee)
  • American Board of Trial Associates
  • Trial Lawyers Charities of Los Angeles (Honorary Board)
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