H. Denton Worrell, Associate

Denton Worrell focuses his practice in the areas of business litigation, corporate and financial-related matters, and appeals. His extensive business and financial background brings a unique perspective to the client table. Most recently Denton clerked for Justice Paul M. Newby on the Supreme Court of North Carolina for two years, primarily handling Business Court and complex civil appeals. Prior to joining Shanahan McDougal, Denton worked in wealth management and finance in Charlotte for over ten years, helping to establish and develop an independent registered investment advisory firm. As a Certified Financial Planner, he represented affluent families and their businesses throughout the Southeast on various financial transactions, securities and investments, and complex estate, trust, and corporate matters. His planning experience includes various levels of succession planning, as well as executive benefit and retention plans, deferred compensation, and trust finance arrangements. He has extensive insurance experience and is a Chartered Life Underwriter with the American College. Denton enjoys the outdoors and is an avid backpacker.