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Larissa Lee


Phone: 801.534.7476
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FIRM POSITION(S): Associate

 

EXPERTISE:

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

 

CAREER:

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

 

EDUCATION:

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

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Women Lawyers of Utah, Career Advancement Committee

Federal Bar Association, Newsletter Awards Committee

Utah State Bar, Member

American Bar Association, Member

 

PUBLICATIONS:

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), https://ssrn.com/abstract=2656501
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)

PERSONAL:

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.