Shawn Steel


ClearLogic Financial, Inc.

Financial Planner

Shawn Steel


ClearLogic Financial, Inc.

Financial Planner

As a fee-only financial planner, my focus is to offer unbiased financial advice to help you achieve your life goals. - Shawn Steel, CFP®

(703) 476-3521 Ext 4

Fee-Only financial planner located in Reston, VA, serving clients locally and across the country

Meet Shawn Steel

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.

Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.

Professional Designations & Affiliations

  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
    Shawn Steel is a NAPFA Associate Member

    The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.

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Office Locations:

  • 11107 Sunset Hills Rd
    Suite 220
    Reston, VA 20190

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