Shannon L. Costello

Shannon L. Costello

Dayton, Ohio

Shannon L. Costello's primary area of practice is commercial and industrial real estate.

Shannon represents clients with the purchase, sale and financing of commercial real estate. She assists buyers and sellers with pre-purchase issue identification, purchase and financing options, due diligence, and negotiations as needed. Her work in the due diligence phase often includes title and survey analysis, environmental impact assessments, and resolution of zoning and other issues as well as helping to resolve financing requirements posed by the lender.

In addition, Shannon has significant experience in negotiating and drafting leases for industrial, office and retail space, including medical office space, ground leases, easements, license agreements, and a variety of special contracts relating to public sector clients.

Shannon was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Real Estate Law and Litigation-Real Estate (2010-2018). She also received the special honor of "Dayton Best Lawyers Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year for 2012." Only one lawyer in each specialty is selected in each community to receive the Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" honor.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Environmental

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1998


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1998
  • Ohio State University
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1995
    • Honors: With honors

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1998 - Present