Shane A. McClelland

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Katy, TX

Law Office of Shane McClelland, PLLC
 | 440 Cobia Dr, Suite 101
Katy, TX 77494
Phone: 713-489-4183
Fax: 832-827-4207
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Shane McClelland is the founder of the Law Office of Shane McClelland, based in Katy, Texas. 

    Shane represents clients throughout Katy, the greater Houston metropolitan area, and all of Texas, Colorado, and Nebraska. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western, and Northern Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. 

    His practice focuses primarily on personal injury litigation, and he also represents clients in employment law matters and business disputes.  Shane advocates on behalf of his clients, where the negligence of others has harmed them.

    The types of cases that he handles include motor vehicle crashes, truck collisions, construction site injuries, oil field disasters, and premises liability matters.  Shane's employment law practice primarily involves representing employees in wage and hour disputes and Family and Medical Leave Act issues. He also represents employees who have been the victim of discrimination prohibited by various laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. And Shane has also been involved in a significant amount of litigation to help Hurricane Harvey victims.  Other civil litigation that Shane works on includes breaches of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and partnership disputes. 

    Shane has obtained significant compensation for his clients.  Throughout his career, Shane has earned considerable recognition from his colleagues, including a 10.0 review rating on

    Shane received his legal education at South Texas College of Law Houston, where he served as an editor on the South Texas Law Review before earning his Juris Doctor in 2004.  During law school, Shane interned, for now, United States District Court Judge George Hanks. And after law school, Shane clerked for United States District Court Judge Marcia Crone.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Personal Injury - General
    • 20%Employment Litigation
    • 10%Business Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

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    About Shane McClelland

    Admitted: 2004, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


    • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2014 - 2016
    • President Obama, President’s Volunteer Service Award, 2014
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo
    • Houstonia Top Lawyer, Houstonia magazine, 2014 - 2015
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo
    • note and comment editor for the South Texas Law Review, Law Review Editor, 2003
    • Houstonia magazine, Top Lawyer, 2015
    • Texas Young Lawyers Association President's Award of Merit for authoring sections in Employment Handbook for Small Businesses, 2008

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Law Clerk to United States District Judge Marcia A. Crone, Eastern District of Texas, 2004
    • Interned, for now, United States District Court Judge George Hanks, 2003
    • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
    • Texas, 2004
    • licensed in State of Nebraska, 2017
    • licensed in State of Colorado, 2017
    • Member, Katy Bar Association
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • United States Southern District of Texas Courts
    • United States Eastern District of Texas Courts
    • United States Northern District of Texas Courts
    • United States Western District of Texas Courts
    • Member of Association of Former Law Clerks of the Eastern District of Texas
    • Houston Bar Association, Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • American Diabetes Association
    • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
    • Young Life adult committee
    • Charm prison ministries, 2014
    • Carrie's Heart, 2014

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Employment & Labor Relations Law, ABA Journal, Vol. 6, Issue 4: Rule 68 in Employment Litigation: The Who, What, When, and How (co-author)
    • Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. National Employment Perspective Newsletter, Texas Supreme Court Revises Non-Compete Enforcement Standards, October 2006 (contributor)
    • A Sword and Shield—The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and How Employers Can Protect Their Trade Secrets, Privacy & Data Security Law Journal, December 2006 (contributor)
    • Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Protecting Business Assets: Unfair Competition, Non-Competes & Trade Secrets Newsletter, Sword & Shield: The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, January 2007 (co-author)
    • Civil Pretrial Proceedings: All I Really Need To Know I Learned in First-Year Law School, Jefferson County Bar Association, Beaumont, Texas, January 2007 (co-author)



    Educational Background:

    • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in History, 1998


    • “Shane is quick on his feet and driven to deliver results.”

    These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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    Office Location for Shane A. McClelland

    440 Cobia Dr
    Suite 101
    Katy, TX 77494

    Phone: 713-489-4183

    Fax: 832-827-4207

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