Gursharon K. Shergill is a member of the firm’s Banking & Financial Services and Complex Commercial Litigation groups, where she focuses her practice on representing banks and financial institutions in litigation and regulatory matters. She regularly counsels clients on complex issues involving federal and state financial consumer protection laws and regulations, antitrust issues, federal appeals, government and internal investigations, arbitrability, and contract formation.
Prior to joining Wagner Hicks, Gursharon served as a litigation associate in the Charlotte, NC and Los Angeles, CA offices of large national law firms. Gursharon also previously served as a law clerk to Judge Ann Claire Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Additionally, Gursharon maintains a diverse pro bono practice. She has led a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case regarding a Native American inmate’s religious rights litigation and assisted in drafting a petition of certiorari regarding § 1983 liability for pre-trial detainees’ overdetention. She also has prepped inmates for parole hearings in Missouri and New York. While in law school, Gursharon participated in the Juvenile Law and Justice Clinic, where she represented juveniles in delinquency hearings and adults convicted as juveniles in habeas corpus appeals.
- National Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Washington University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
- Oakland University, B.S., cum laude
- New York
- U.S. Courts of Appeals, Seventh Circuit and Ninth Circuit
- Practicing in North Carolina pursuant to Rule 5.5 (e) of the North Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct.