Bar & Court Admissions

  • Georgia

    Supreme Court of Georgia

    United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Clerkships

  • Honorable Ed Carnes, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Sept. 2017–Sept. 2018)

Education

Emory University School of Law, J.D., High Honors, 2017

  • Order of the Coif
  • State Bar of Georgia Environmental Law Award
  • Dean’s Teaching Fellow
  • Notes & Comments Editor, Emory Law Journal
  • President, Environmental Law and Conservation Society

Auburn University, B.A. (English Literature; Sustainability minor), summa cum laude, 2013

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Shelby L. Hancock is an associate with Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP.  She joined the firm after completing a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Ed Carnes, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Shelby graduated with high honors from Emory University School of Law, and at graduation, received the State Bar of Georgia Environmental Law Award. While in law school, she served as a Staff Writer and Notes & Comments Editor for the Emory Law Journal and as President of the Environmental Law and Conservation Practice Society. She also completed several environmental internships, working at Emory’s Turner Environmental Law Clinic, the Environmental Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice, and Atlanta-based firm, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP.  

Before law school, Shelby attended Auburn University, graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature.

In her spare time, Shelby enjoys travelling, reading, and exploring the Philadelphia area.