Parr Brown Welcomes New Associate, LaShel ShawParr Brown Gee & Loveless (www.parrbrown.com) today announced the hiring of LaShel Shaw as an associate lawyer in the firm.
Shaw joins Parr Brown full-time after completing a term as a summer associate with the firm. She also worked as an extern for then Magistrate Judge David Nuffer and as a law clerk for the Honorable Clark Waddoups, both of the Federal District of Utah. She received her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from the Notre Dame School of Law. At Notre Dame, Shaw was a Thomas J. White Scholar and worked as a research assistant and as the executive articles editor for the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy.
Shaw earned a bachelor’s degree cum laude in liberal studies from Eastern Oregon University at age 16 after completing high school at age 13. Prior to law school, she also received a master’s degree in history from Utah State University. Shaw joins the top-ranked commercial litigation group at Parr Brown with an interest in media & first amendment, Internet law and intellectual property litigation.
“LaShel has shown a lot of initiative throughout her life, and she comes highly recommended from those with whom she has worked,” said Heidi Leithead, president and shareholder of Parr Brown Gee & Loveless. “During her time as summer associate with us, she demonstrated the knowledge, drive and collaborative spirit that will make her a great addition to our commercial litigation team.”