Office of General Counsel
Maria Shanle has served as a University Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel since 2000. Prior to joining the office, Ms. Shanle served as Deputy City Attorney in the City of Alameda's Attorney's Office and was an associate at Hanson Bridgett, Marcus Vlahos & Rudy.
Ms. Shanle's primary areas of practice include issues relating to FERPA, the Information Practices Act and related privacy issues, the University's electronic communications policy, the California Public Records Act, Open Meeting laws, and Governance. Ms. Shanle is a graduate of Carleton College in Minnesota (B.A.1993) and the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) (J.D. 1996).