Elizabeth A. Shonson

Elizabeth A. Shonson


I am proud to work among an exceptional team of professionals that advocates for those harmed by fraud and corporate malfeasance.


Elizabeth Shonson is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s Boca Raton office. She concentrates her practice on representing investors in class actions brought pursuant to the federal securities laws. Shonson has litigated numerous securities fraud class actions nationwide, helping achieve significant recoveries for aggrieved investors. She was a member of the litigation teams responsible for recouping millions of dollars for defrauded investors, including: In re Massey Energy Co. Sec. Litig. (S.D. W.Va.) ($265 million); Nieman v. Duke Energy Corp. (W.D.N.C.) ($146.25 million recovery); Eshe Fund v. Fifth Third Bancorp (S.D. Ohio) ($16 million); City of St. Clair Shores Gen. Emps.’ Ret. Sys. v. Lender Processing Servs., Inc. (M.D. Fla.) ($14 million); and In re Synovus Fin. Corp. (N.D. Ga.) ($11.75 million).

Shonson has been recognized as a Super Lawyer “Rising Star” for the past three consecutive years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with Honors from Syracuse University, where she graduated summa cum laude. While at Syracuse, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Shonson earned her Juris Doctor degree and graduated cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Technology Law & Policy, a teaching assistant for legal research and writing and appellate advocacy, as well as a member of Phi Delta Phi. Shonson also received Honors in her legal research and writing, appellate advocacy and trial practice courses.


  • Super Lawyer “Rising Star,” 2016-2018

Practice Areas


University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 2005, cum laude

  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Technology Law & Policy
  • Teaching assistant for legal research and writing and appellate advocacy
  • Phi Delta Phi

Syracuse University, B.A., 2001, with honors, summa cum laude

  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • Florida
  • United States District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Notable Cases


Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
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