Experienced, Effective And Always Empathetic

Shannon L. Melton

  • Partner


Practice Areas

  • Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Discharge, and Retaliation Law 80%
  • Wage, Hour, and Overtime Laws 20%


Shannon Melton is a partner and litigator with the law firm of Wilson Melton, LLC. Shannon focuses his practice on representing employees during some of the worst times of their lives, after they have suffered embarrassing and humiliating discrimination or retaliation at the hands of their employers. In order to help aggrieved Hoosier employees all across Indiana, Shannon practices in Indiana state courts as well as both the Northern and Southern Federal District Courts. Shannon has served as lead counsel in cases involving employment discrimination and/or retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and state wage and hour laws.

Shannon resides on a small farm in Johnson County, Indiana with his wife and two daughters. When he is not helping clients, Shannon enjoys spending time outdoors, taking care of his farm, working on vehicles, and corralling his girls.


  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • J.D. - 2010
  • Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • B.A. - 2007
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: History

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2010

Professional Associations

  • Indiana State Bar Association, Present
  • Johnson County Bar Association, Present

Past Positions

  • John H. Haskin & Associates, Associate Attorney, 2017 to 2022
  • SurgCenter Development, Associate General Counsel, 2015 to 2017

Classes & Seminars

  • FFCRA, Johnson County Bar Association, 2020

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Johnson County Bar Association Legal Clinic, 2019 to 2023


  • English