Shawn M. Masterson is a Senior Associate in Cohn & Dussi’s Litigation Department.
For the past 20 years, Shawn’s practice has concentrated on Creditors’ Rights with a focus on residential mortgage defaults.
Shawn has also established a vibrant divorce and divorce mediation practice. As a certified mediator, he has successfully resolved thousands of matters through alternative dispute resolution.
Shawn has successfully represented clients in the appellate courts throughout New England, including the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.
Believing that each attorney has a responsibility to make a positive contribution to his community, Shawn provides pro bono legal services to domestic violence victims in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Shawn received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Lehigh University, where he was on the Varsity cross country and track and field teams. He earned his Master’s degree in Economics from Wichita State University and was Valedictorian of his law school class at the University of Massachusetts.
Shawn is a frequent speaker and instructor on real estate law topics throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Outside of the office, Shawn continues his athletic endeavors as an ultra-runner and competitive ballroom dancer.