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Shalayne Pillar

Shalayne Pillar

Associate| Phoenix


Shalayne Pillar focuses her practice in litigation. She received her Juris Doctor with honors from the Washington University School of Law, where she was an Articles Editor for the Washington University Law Review. During law school, Shalayne spent her time providing legal aid to entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders to establish their business, register trademarks, and secure funding. She also served as Law Clerk to Chief Magistrate Judge Nannette A. Baker for the Eastern District of Missouri and completed a summer externship with the legal department of a Fortune 500 business. Prior to law school, Shalayne worked in the non-profit community in Phoenix where she focused her efforts on higher education advocacy.

  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (J.D., 2017)
    • Dean's List
    • CALI Award: Legal Writing, Legislations and Statutory Construction, and Jurisprudence
    • Articles Editor, Washington University Law Review
    • Advanced Clinical Student in Entrepreneurial and Intellectual Property Clinic (2017)
  • Arizona State University (B.A., Political Science, Global Studies, magna cum laude, 2011)
    • Dean's List
    • Externship abroad in Uganda to research the effects of women-focused lending in microfinance
  • Snell & Wilmer, Summer Associate (2016)
  • Monsanto, Summer Extern
  • Arizona Students' Association, Organizing Director
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Arizona