Shohin is an associate in the Firm’s Litigation Department and is a member of the Government Relations and Political Law Groups. With a proven and successful background in Pennsylvania politics, Shohin is known for offering his clients in-depth insight and broad context to provide effective representation and successful results. His practice focuses primarily on litigation involving state governmental entities and officials, state constitutional matters, appellate litigation, complex election issues, and grand jury investigations. Shohin’s experience includes appellate matters in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, where he previously served as a clerk for Chief Justice Thomas G. Saylor. Shohin has also represented clients in matters in the Commonwealth Court’s original, as well as appellate jurisdiction.
Shohin regularly works on high-profile, media-intensive matters. He has played a pivotal role in several cases representing the Pennsylvania Senate Republicans, including matters related to election litigation, the constitutionality of Gov. Wolf’s COVID-19 disaster emergency, fracking ban, and congressional redistricting. Shohin has also successfully represented two Roman Catholic Dioceses in grand jury and civil investigations of child sexual abuse and related matters. Many of these cases and their outcomes have been covered by various media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Hill, and more.
Shohin is well-known and often recognized for his excellent work within the legal industry and, in 2021, he was one of 10 lawyers from across the state selected to be a member of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania where he helps to review conduct and assure compliance by all attorneys to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct. Prior to attending law school, Shohin worked for one of the top government relations and political consulting firms in the state, where he played a key role in a number of public policy victories and developed an extensive resume in campaign consulting, earned media, press relations, and grassroots organization. Shohin is also fluent in Persian and Russian.
- Member, Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
- Member, Federalist Society
- Member, Young Lawyers’ Editorial Board, The Legal Intelligencer
Recognition & Accomplishments
- Lawyers on the Fast Track, The Legal Intelligencer (2021)
- Philly Forty Under 40, City & State Pennsylvania (2022)
- Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers in America (2021-2022)
- Cali Award for Excellence in the Study of Election Law (2015)