Larissa Lee



Bank regulation, including new bank applications. Litigation, including appellate and commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, 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


•Gale L. Pooley & Larissa Lee, Bits and Blocks: Navigating the Legal Landscape of the
•Blockchain Economy, Utah Bar Journal (May/June 2018)
•Linda M. Jones, Freyja R. Johnson, & Larissa Lee, Celebrating Justice Durham: Mentor, Leader, Legacy, Utah Bar Journal (Nov./Dec. 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)

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Litigation
  • Appellate litigation
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Commercial litigation
  • Commercial lending and banking
  • Employment and labor law
  • Financial services and regulatory compliance
  • Women Lawyers Group

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Boise State University, M.B.A., Graduated top 10 percent of class - Member of Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society, 2008; Boise State University, B.S., Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society, 2007
Law School Attended:
S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, J.D., 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, 2015
Year of First Admission:
2015, Utah; 2018, Arizona; 2018, Colorado; 2018, Idaho; 2018, New York; 2018, Wyoming

Professional Affiliations

•Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure, Committee Member
•Journal of the British Blockchain Association, Editorial Board Member
•Women Lawyers of Utah, Career Advancement Committee


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Salt Lake City, Utah

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