Carol Funk
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Carol Funk serves as co-chair of the firm’s Appellate Practice and as 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 currently serves on the Utah Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on the Rules of Appellate Procedure. She has been voted by her peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s Appellate “Legal Elite” in 2021 as published in Utah Business Magazine.

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

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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

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, September 2006 - April 2009
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable John A. Pearce, Utah Supreme Court, August 2018 - August 2019
  • 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

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Utah State Bar, 2016
Texas State Bar, 2005