About Todd Shugart
Todd Shugart is a skilled trial lawyer who fights tirelessly for his clients. He has handled many complex cases throughout all phases of litigation – pre-trial motion practice, bench and jury trials, and appeals. For eight years before joining Bob Schuster and Brad Booke, Todd served as Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Wyoming and prosecuted complex white-collar cases. Todd is a seasoned advocate and negotiator who advances his clients’ interests by identifying and tackling tough issues.
As a federal prosecutor, Todd handled computer hacking and intellectual property cases aimed at combatting cybercrime, trademark, and copyright violations. In 2012, amidst a continuing increase in national security related cyber-attacks and intrusions targeting America, the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Security Division (NSD), in partnership with the Criminal Division, Intellectual Property Section, and U.S. Attorney’s Offices across the country, launched a nationwide program - the National Security Cyber Specialist (NSCS) network - focused on combating cyber-based terrorism and state sponsored computer intrusion. Todd was named Wyoming’s NSCS prosecutor as part of this collaborative national effort.
Prior to his time as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Shugart served as infantryman in the United States Army National Guard and later as an attorney with the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps. As a JAG officer, Todd provided legal advice to commanders facing important national security decisions, as well as to military service members and their families facing difficult personal issues. He was later hand-selected as lead defense counsel at the United States Air Force Academy in cases involving adverse administrative and criminal actions. Todd’s defense team won two difficult and highly publicized jury trials, saving the Air Force careers of two defendants.
Todd earned a degree in business administration from Baker University in 1997 his law degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2001. He is licensed to practice in Wyoming, Colorado, and Tennessee.