Shaleigha Shepard

Associate / Houston

P: 713.588.0446

Shaleigha Shepard is a young attorney who believes there is a solution to every problem, and who makes it her mission to find that solution. She brings a natural initiative in actively exploring and interpreting the facts and evidence, and organizing the most favorable and responsive stance for her clients.

Shaleigha currently focuses her practice on representing insurance companies under the Defense Base Act. The firm’s extensive practice in this area has already given Shaleigha exposure to cases coming from around the world, and she appreciates the opportunity to navigate through the distinct circumstances, cultures and systems that are a part of each claim.

A longtime resident of Georgia, Shaleigha earned her law degree from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University and decided to remain in Houston to begin her legal career. In keeping with the international flavor of her practice, she loves to travel and as a self-professed foodie enjoys exploring the many different cuisines and restaurants of the Houston area.

Practice Areas

Practice Areas

  • Defense Base Act
  • General Liability
  • Insurance
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation
  • Premises Liability
  • Transportation
  • Trucking


  • J.D., Thurgood Marshall School of Law
  • B.A., Political Science, Georgia Southern University

Honors and Distinctions

  • Thurgood Marshall Dean’s List

Professional Memberships

  • The Houston Young Lawyers Association, Member