Shannon E. Cook, Attorney


Shannon Cook is a member of the firm’s multifamily and commercial real estate finance group. Her practice is primarily focused on representing lenders who originate and sell loans secured by multifamily projects to secondary market investors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. As part of this practice, Shannon prepares and negotiates loan documents, reviews legal opinions, examines title, survey, and other due diligence, and works with all transaction parties to ensure a smooth closing.

Prior to joining Moss & Barnett, Shannon was an attorney at a boutique business law firm, focusing on real estate, tax, and related litigation matters. She is an active member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Hennepin County Bar Association. She is also a Mitchell Mentor, advising and assisting first-year law students at Mitchell Hamline College of Law.

Shannon earned her Juris Doctor from William Mitchell College of Law, where she received her Law and Business Certificate. There, she competed in multiple moot courts, including Rosalie Wahl, Vale Corporate, and the Florida Bar’s National Tax Moot Court. Before attending law school, Shannon graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a Bachelor of Science.

Practice Areas

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Honors & Recognition

  • CALI – Tax Practice and Procedure

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN, J.D. and Law and Business Certificate
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, B.S.

Personal Interests

Shannon enjoys traveling, playing tennis, and spending time with her friends and family.