Shelby Telle focuses her practice on complex securities litigation and enforcement matters. Prior to joining the firm, she was the confidential assistant to Chairman Jay Clayton of the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Previously, she served on the staff of the Senate Committee on Appropriations; the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; and the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, all while under the leadership of US Senator Richard Shelby.

Prior to law school, which she attended in the evening while working full-time in government, Ms. Telle interned for The Livingston Group in Washington DC and for Governor Bill Haslam in Nashville, Tennessee. 


  • Education

    • JD, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2019

      cum laude Associate Editor, Catholic University Law Review, Faculty Merit Scholarship Award Recipient
    • BA, History, Political Science, Vanderbilt University, 2013

      Chancellor’s Scholar
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia