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A Cheyenne native and fourth-generation Wyoming attorney, Ms. Shanor joined Hathaway & Kunz in 2011 and assists in diverse areas of practice at the firm, including government relations and lobbying, natural resource law, administrative law, business, commercial and corporate law, civil litigation and appellate work.

A steadfast advocate on behalf of her clients, Ms. Shanor provides legal counsel with the highest level of transparent and responsive communication. She works with clients to find the best possible options to make an educated decision about their legal problem.

Ms. Shanor’s professional work has been influenced by the legacy of Governor Hathaway and she strives to serve the people of her hometown by embodying his values: honor, character and honesty.

Specialties

  • Government Relations and Lobbying
  • Administrative Law
  • Energy & Natural Resource Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Business, Commercial & Corporate Law

Related Employment

  • Student Intern, UW Domestic Violence Legal Assistance Project, 2011
  • Extern, The Honorable Alan B. Johnson, U.S. District Court of Wyoming, 2010
  • Law Clerk, Hathaway & Kunz, 2009, 2010
  • Legislative Intern, U.S. Senator Michael B. Enzi, 2006

Professional Leadership & Memberships

  • Precinct Committeewoman, Laramie County Republican Party
  • Secretary, American Inns of Court, Ewing T. Kerr Chapter
  • Wyoming Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Wyoming Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Rotary Club of Cheyenne
  • President, Potter Law Club, University of Wyoming, 2009–2010
  • Article Editor, Wyoming Law Review Editorial Board, 2010–2011

 

Education

  • J.D., University of Wyoming, 2011, Order of the Coif
  • B.S., Economics, Arizona State University, 2008, Summa Cum Laude

Bar Admissions

  • Wyoming
  • Colorado

Court Admissions

  • Wyoming Supreme Court
  • Colorado Supreme Court
  • U.S. District of Wyoming
  • U.S. District of Colorado

 

Publication

  • Marianne Kunz Shanor, Case Note, The Supreme Court’s Impingement of Chevron’s Two-Step; Entergy Corp. v. Riverkeeper, Inc., 129 S. Ct. 1498 (2009), 10 Wyo. L. Rev. 537 (2010).

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