Darnele L. Wright

Deputy Campus Counsel

Darnele Liautaud Wright joined the Office of General Counsel, serving as Deputy Campus Counsel at University of California, San Francisco campus (UCSF), in December 2013.

Prior to joining UCSF, Ms. Wright was in-house counsel at the University of Miami and her work consisted of a blend of transactional and litigation work.  She provided legal guidance on issues involving business transactions, student affairs, collections, labor and employment, childcare, probate, gifts, trusts, export control, athletics, health care matters, intellectual property and technology transfer, litigation management, policy development, purchasing and general corporate law.  She spent her early years after law school working at the law firm Shutts & Bowen LLP in both their labor and employment and business litigation departments.  At Shutts, her work largely consisted of extensive litigation motion practice, research and settlement negotiation.

Ms. Wright is a graduate of New York University (B.A. 2000) and Boston University School of Law (J.D. 2005).