Edward James Sheppard

January 16, 1941December 24, 2017

Edward James Sheppard was born on January 16, 1941 and passed away on December 24, 2017 in Chantilly, VA.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, January 6, 2018

Edward James Sheppard

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Rebecca Fenneman

January 8, 2018

With my most sincere condolences to the Sheppard family. Not only was Ed an eminent professional and a leading figure in the Washington maritime bar, he was a kind and gracious person. He treated me with the utmost kindness and undeserved graciousness when I was a newly-minted attorney with no experience in what can be a byzantine field. I am very lucky to have had his introduction; he set a high standard for the practice and its culture and we are all the better for it.

Ira Shepard

January 6, 2018

Ed was a good friend and former law partner.

Harold Pohoresky

January 5, 2018

ED was a great and very competent lawyer who helped me enormously in times of need. I will never forget how much he did for me and my family.
I think of his generosity often. I am truly saddened by notice of his passing.