Shane A. McClelland

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Katy, TX

Law Offices of Shane McClelland
 | 440 Cobia Dr, Suite 101
Katy, TX 77494
Phone: 713-987-7107
Fax: 832-827-4207
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Shane A. McClelland is the founder of the Law Office of Shane McClelland based in Katy, Texas. Representing clients throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area, he divides his practice among personal injury litigation, employment law matters, and business disputes.

Admitted to practice in Texas, Colorado, and Nebraska, Mr. McClelland is also 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.

Mr. McClelland advocates on behalf of his clients who have been harmed because of the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that he handles include motor vehicle crashes, truck collisions, construction site injuries, oil field disasters, and premises liability matters. Mr. McClelland's employment law practice largely 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. Mr. McClelland has also been involved in a significant amount of litigation to help Hurricane Harvey victims.

Other civil litigation that Mr. McClelland has worked on includes breaches of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and partnership disputes. Mr. McClelland has been able to obtain significant compensation for his clients. His successful track record in all of these endeavors has earned him a great deal of recognition from his colleagues, including a 10.0 review rating through Avvo.

Mr. McClelland obtained his legal education at South Texas College of Law Houston, where he served on the South Texas Law Review before receiving his Juris Doctor in 2004.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - General
  • 40%Employment Litigation
  • 20%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
  • 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: 713-987-7107

Fax: 832-827-4207

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Last Updated: 12/9/2019

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