Among her recent notable experience, Shelby is part of the Weil team advising Johnson & Johnson as a creditor in the mass tort chapter 11 cases of its talc supplier, Imerys Talc. She is also part of the team representing a foreign state in a case involving significant international relations implications, which was argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in December 2020. Additionally, Shelby maintains an active pro bono practice, regularly working with the Innocence Project, and on immigration and asylum matters.
Shelby received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School in 2019, where she served as Notes Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review, was a member of the Trial Division of the Moot Court Honor Society, and was a recipient of CALI Awards for Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Professional Responsibility, and Human Rights & Intellectual Property. Upon graduation from law school, she was awarded the Judge Nathan R. Sobel Prize, as well as the Silver BLS Pro Bono Award. She received her B.S. with high distinction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2016.