Robin Ferguson Shaw, J.D. a native of St. Louis, Missouri, works jointly in the fields of journalism, law, and education. She holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia, Athens. After beginning her legal career at Blackwell Sanders LLP, Robin entered the field of higher education in 2006 and began a private legal practice specializing in corporate and nonprofit law. Over the past decade, her practice has evolved to allow her to focus on Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law working with authors, speakers, inventors, and entertainers to establish and protect their creative works and personal brands. In her free time, Robin enjoys the artsy life, wandering the streets of whatever city she is in looking for new coffee shops and boutiques. She is the mama of a house full of men. Her husband, Brian, and sons, BJ and Bobby are her pride and joy. Robin has been a part of the CSE team for over seven years and serves as Director of Communications & Legal Affairs, Facilitator, and International Fashion Reporter.