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Shalyn McKitt Named to Class 16 of the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum

Balch & Bingham is proud to announce that Shalyn McKitt, attorney in the firm’s Birmingham office and member of the Litigation Practice has been named to Class 16 of the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum. The Leadership Forum is known as a dynamic and effective model for cultivating leadership skills among a group of highly qualified, promising lawyers each year. Servant leadership is a pillar upon which the forum stands, encouraging participants to share the knowledge they gain along the way, helping others grow and perform to the best of their ability. Started in 2005, the program has graduated approximately 400 lawyers who have proven to become models of ethical and professional behavior both within and outside the legal community. 

Shalyn is an experienced litigator with a diverse background representing clients in health law, employment law, governmental affairs and administrative law and regulatory matters. 

Prior to joining Balch, Shalyn served as assistant attorney general for the State of Ohio in the Health and Human Services Section, assistant regional counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Region VI and senior legal counsel for a healthcare technology company. She gained extensive courtroom experience with complex healthcare issues during her tenure with the government. 

Shalyn is active in the community, currently serving as Vice Chair of the DRI Young Lawyers Diversity & Inclusion Steering Committee, as well as a member of the Alabama State Bar’s Young Lawyers Executive Committee.