LaNell Shirley

Senior Complaint Investigator

LaNell conducts investigations of university complaints involving discrimination and harassment based on protected classes in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws as well as university policy. LaNell joined USC in 2017 after serving as a Title IX investigator at the University of California, Los Angeles beginning in 2014. Prior to that, LaNell worked as an attorney with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Scottsdale, Arizona where she focused primarily in the area of family law in both state and tribal courts.

LaNell holds a JD and Federal Indian Law Certificate from the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in political science and English literature from Arizona State University.

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