Shannon Arata is an Associate Attorney with Calhoun, Bhella & Sechrest. She concentrates her practice primarily on representing small organizations and individuals in environmental, land use, and administrative matters. Before joining Calhoun, Bhella & Sechrest, Ms. Arata spent several years as a staff attorney with the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Clinic where she represented nonprofit organizations in environmental, renewable energy, administrative, and constitutional litigation. While at the Clinic, she led case teams comprised of law, graduate, and PhD students and taught the administrative law component of the Clinic’s curriculum. Her experience also includes counseling clients on local government matters, including local governments’ authority to adopt ordinances.
Senior Lecturing Fellow