Melissa Holyoak

Solicitor General, State of Utah

Melissa Holyoak joined the Utah Attorney General’s Office in September 2020, bringing extensive experience as a litigator, prosecutor, and leader. Prior to her appointment as Solicitor General, Holyoak served as president and general counsel of the public interest law firm Hamilton Lincoln Law Institute and its Center for Class Action Fairness. Holyoak represented class members challenging unfair class actions and consumers fighting regulatory abuse in federal district courts and appellate courts across the country.

Holyoak has argued in the Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and D.C. Circuits. She is a former prosecutor and attorney with O’Melveny & Myers LLP. She graduated from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2003 as a member of the Order of the Coif and the Law Review. Holyoak is a member of the bars of Utah, D.C., and Missouri (inactive).

 

Click to play: Panel I: Privacy for and from the Digital Person

Panel I: Privacy for and from the Digital Person

A National Symposium on Law and Technology

Featuring: Melissa Holyoak, Solicitor General, State of Utah Clayton Kozinski, Counsel, Lehotsky Keller LLP Aaron Royston, Managing Partner,...

Panel I: Privacy for and from the Digital Person

A National Symposium on Law and Technology

Featuring: Melissa Holyoak, Solicitor General, State of Utah Clayton Kozinski, Counsel, Lehotsky Keller LLP Aaron Royston, Managing Partner,...