The resources, expertise, and resolve to meet every challenge.

The Hilliard & Shadowen team has extensive courtroom experience, so we know how to meet the challenges of complex cases. We have the resources, knowledge and professional expertise to achieve the best possible results.

Nicholas W. Shadowen


NICHOLAS SHADOWEN WORKS ON CUTTING EDGE ISSUES IN ANTITRUST CLASS-ACTION LITIGATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS LITIGATION.

Mr. Shadowen brings global experience to his work at Hilliard Shadowen — in addition to his U.S. education, he attended undergraduate and graduate programs in Italy, France, England, and Ireland. Mr. Shadowen’s work focuses on complex national and international antitrust and human rights litigation. He is committed to ensuring human rights protection for all individuals at our nation’s borders and adapting antitrust law to the novel issues posed by the twenty first century marketplace.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Shadowen earned the Duquesne University Philosophy Department’s annual award for excellence. After studying creative writing at the American University of Paris, he received a scholarship to attend the renowned Masters writing program at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. The program’s alumni include Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro and Booker Prize winners Anne Enright and Ian McEwan. He received his M.A. in 2014. 

While attending the University of Miami School of Law, Mr. Shadowen took a semester to study EU Competition law and International Human Rights law at the UCD Sutherland School of Law in Dublin, Ireland.

He is a member of the Austin Young Lawyers Association.


Our People

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Texas State Bar

Education

  • JD, cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2018
  • MA, University of East Anglia, UK, 2014 
  • BA, magna cum laude, Duquesne University, 2012

Professional Associations & Accolades

  • Austin Young Lawyers Association