LEILANI CHANTAL Marshall portrait
  • Adjunct Professor, College Of Law - Dean

Biography

Professor Marshall received a B.S. from Brigham Young University in 1999, and a J.D. from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2002. She joined the College of Law as an Adjunct Professor in 2018.

Professor Marshall currently consults across a broad range of general business and legal matters. Prior to consulting, Professor Marshall led the family office of a high-net worth celebrity in her position as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at the Sundance Group LLC. Her charge was to manage the complex personal, business, legal and financial affairs of a high-net worth celebrity and his family, including the management of over 27 corporations, partnerships, companies and nonprofit entities under the Sundance umbrella. Her devoted leadership in this position resulted in notable positive change across many platforms at Sundance.

During school, she was a joint J.D./ M.B.A. candidate where she studied both legal and business coursework. This dual track resulted in unique clerkship opportunities in both areas: she clerked for trial counsel for the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission where she assisted with investigating and prosecuting civil securities frauds; and she also worked for the Dispute Analysis and Litigation Support section at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she was trained to investigate complex financial records. While at PwC, her detailed forensic investigation contributed to pivotal financial expert testimony in the Salt Lake Olympic Bribery case. As a law student, Ms. Marshall and her partner Don Topham became the first team in S.J. Quinney Law School history to win first place at the Regional ABA Negotiation Competition, and to move on to Nationals. Upon graduation from law school, Professor Marshall worked as a Federal Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Judge Bruce S. Jenkins for nearly four years, after which she practiced law at Snow, Christensen & Martineau in the areas of complex civil and federal white-collar criminal litigation, as well as business and entertainment transactional law.

Professor Marshall teaches Conflicts and Legal Crisis Management.