Shana  Wallace

Shana Wallace

Professor of Practice

  • B.A. magna cum laude, Amherst College 1998
  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School 2004

Professor Shana Wallace practiced both criminal and civil antitrust law for over a decade with the United States Department of Justice's Antitrust Division. In that role, she represented the government in an appellate capacity in civil and criminal cases, served as an advisor to the Directors of Criminal and Civil enforcement, and investigated mergers and anticompetitive conduct with the Telecommunications and Media Enforcement Section.

In 2016, Wallace was awarded the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service for her contributions to the United States v. Apple, et al. litigation. Wallace also spent time as deputy associate counsel in the White House, where she led reviews of political appointments, and served as a special assistant United States attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, where she prosecuted drug, immigration, and fraud cases and represented the government in several criminal matters on appeal.

Wallace joined the IU Maurer School of Law faculty in 2016, and in 2017 received the Law School’s Leonard D. Fromm Public Interest Award, which is awarded by students each year to the faculty member who has done the most to encourage public interest work.

Before beginning her career in antitrust law, she served as a California Judicial Administration Fellow, focusing on access to justice issues in the Los Angeles County Court system, assisting in the evaluation of the Complex Litigation Court and drug courts, and the establishment of a self-represented litigant clinic. Her work has appeared in the University of Chicago Law Review, and she clerked for the Honorable Peter J. Messitte of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Wallace has a J.D. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Amherst College.

  • Antitrust
  • Legal ethics