Shelby Menard

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Shelby Menard is a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution and the Data Privacy and Cybersecurity groups in the firm’s Plano office. She assists her clients through the litigation process in a wide range of commercial litigation cases and also regularly coaches businesses through complex data incidents and privacy compliance issues.

Shelby earned her J.D. from Baylor University School of Law in 2017. While completing her law degree, she was elected to the Order of the Barristers and was an active member in the Baylor Public Interest Society. Shelby gained invaluable litigation experience at several prominent firms in Dallas, Texas and by completing an internship with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas during law school. Shelby earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas Tech University, where she graduated cum laude.



  • Baylor University School of Law, 2017 (J.D.)
  • Texas Tech University, 2013 (B.A.), cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2017

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

  • Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2023
  • Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2023-2024

  • Collin County Bar Association
  • Collin County Young Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

  • “Ethical Uses of Technology,” Dallas Bar Association Energy Law Section Meeting, October 2023
  • Legislative Update,” State Bar of Texas, September 2023
  • “Ransomware Incident Response Timeline,” Small Firm and Solo Practitioner Section Meeting, Collin County Bar Association, May 2023
  • Pornhub: Provider or Publisher?Circuits, the e-Journal of the Computer & Technology Section of the State Bar of Texas, May 2022
  • “Computer and Technology Update,” Texas Bar Journal, September 2021