Attorney Profile

Carol Funk is a member of the firm’s litigation section. Ms. Funk’s practice focuses on appellate litigation in state and federal courts of appeals, as well as complex litigation matters in state and federal district courts. Her experience spans a broad array of legal fields, including general contractual disputes, employment law, family law, products liability, securities, and white collar criminal defense.

Ms. Funk previously worked as an associate in the Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation practice at Weil, Gotshal & Manges. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Priscilla R. Owen, first at the Supreme Court of Texas and, subsequently, at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. In addition, Ms. Funk served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jill M. Pohlman of the Utah Court of Appeals.

Education

The University of Texas School of Law, JD., 2004

  • high honors
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of Barristers
  • First Place, Best Brief, and Best Advocate, University of Texas Susman Godfrey Moot Court Competition
  • Regional Champion, 2nd Best Advocate, and Best Brief, Regional ABA Appellate Moot Court Competition
  • Semi-Finalist, 3rd Best Advocate, and 5th Best Brief, National ABA Appellate Moot Court Competition
  • Quentin Keith Presidential Scholarship
  • Presidential Scholarship

The University of Utah, B.S., Finance, 2000

  • magna cum laude
  • Presidential Scholarship

Prior Professional Experience

  • Associate, Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, September 2006 –April 2009
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Jill M. Pohlman, Utah Court of Appeals, July 2016–August 2017
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Priscilla R. Owen, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, June 2005–August 2006
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Priscilla R. Owen, Texas Supreme Court, August 2004–June 2005

Admitted to Practice

  • Utah State Bar, 2016
  • Texas State Bar, 2005

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