Professor Shauna Marshall joined the UC Hastings faculty in 1994 as a Clinical Law Professor. Prior to joining the faculty, she spent 15 years working on behalf of the public interest. She began her career as a trial attorney for the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division. Five years later, she joined Equal Rights Advocates as a staff attorney working on impact cases, policy initiatives and mobilizing campaigns on behalf of low income women and women of color. She then spent four years in the Stanford and East Palo Alto community, lecturing in the areas of civil rights and community law practice at Stanford Law School and directing the East Palo Alto Community Law Project. She served as UC Hastings Associate Academic Dean from 2000 to 2002 and became Academic Dean in 2005.
Dean Marshall’s favorite part of her job remains teaching and working with students in the public interest concentration. She likes to break up her day with lunches with former students where she learns about the amazing work they do with their UC Hastings degree.
During her free time, Dean Marshall likes to travel. Her favorite destinations are Boston and New York, where her daughters now reside.
Courses Taught: Social Justice Concentration Seminar
Expertise: Public Interest Procedures