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Larissa Lee

Phone: 801.534.7476




Litigation, including appellate and commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, securities, technology, and employment and labor law.



Judicial Clerk, Judge Carolyn B. McHugh, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, August 2016 - August 2017

Judicial Clerk, Justice Christine M. Durham, Utah Supreme Court, August 2015 - August 2016

Summer Associate, Jones Waldo, Summers 2013, 2014, 2015

Government Honors Legal Intern, Securities and Exchange Commission, September 2013 - November 2013



S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, J.D., 2015

●       Second highest cumulative G.P.A.

●       Executive Articles Editor, Utah Law Review

●       2014 Marriner S. Eccles Graduate Fellowship in Political Economy

●       CALI Award for the highest grade in Bankruptcy and Legal Writing

●       College of Law Award in Securities Law, Judicial Process, Constitutional Law II, Bioethics, Criminal Law, and Torts

●       National Law Review Student Writing Competition Winner, Fall 2013

●       Traynor Moot Court semi-finalist and top ten best brief, Spring 2014

●       Best draft in Western Region, Seller’s side, Transactional Law Meet, Spring 2015

Boise State University, M.B.A., 2008

●       Graduated top 10 percent of class - Member of Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society

Boise State University, B.S., 2007

●       Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society



Women Lawyers of Utah, Career Advancement Committee

Federal Bar Association, Newsletter Awards Committee

Utah State Bar, Member

American Bar Association, Member



Linda M. Jones, Freyja R. Johnson, & Larissa Lee, Celebrating Justice Durham: Mentor, Leader, Legacy, Utah Bar Journal (2017)
New Kids on the Blockchain: How Bitcoin’s Technology Could Reinvent the Stock Market, 12 Hastings Bus. L.J. 81 (2016) (top 10% of all-time downloads on SSRN),
The Ban has Lifted: Now Is the Time to Change the Accredited-Investor Standard
, 2014 Utah L. Rev. 369 (2014)
Admission of Guilt: Sinking Teeth into the SEC’s Sweetheart Deals, 3 Global Mkts. L.J. 1 (2014)
We’re Getting Warmer: Why Advising Clients to Disclose Material Risks Associated with Climate Change is Best Practice, Nat’l L. Rev. (Fall 2013), reprinted on Acclimatise Network (Feb. 2014)


Larissa was born in Bozeman, Montana. She grew up skiing and hiking in Ketchum, Idaho. Larissa enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and outdoor activities.