Shawn Steel, CFP

Shawn Steel, CFP®

Financial Planner

Shawn is a CFP® practitioner and joined ClearLogic Financial, Inc. in February 2013 after several years of practicing law.  As an attorney, Shawn worked in government and private practice settings covering maritime law and complex corporate litigation.


  • Executive Certificate in Financial Planning – Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • Juris Doctorate – University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD
  • Bachelor of Arts (Magna Cum Laude) – Elon College, Elon, NC

Professional Background:

  • Attorney – Complex litigation involving tax, securities, and anti-trust law
  • Attorney-Advisor – U.S. Coast Guard
  • Law Clerk – Maryland Attorney General’s Office
  • Law Clerk – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Community Involvement:

  • President – Green Ridge Home Owners Association (2012-2013)
  • Volunteer Firefighter – Town of Elon Fire Department (1995-1998)

Professional Associations:

  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)

Areas of Interest:

  • Retirement planning
  • Federal employee benefits
  • Special needs planning

Personal information:

  • Shawn lives with his wife and son in Fairfax, VA and enjoys gardening and hiking in his free time.