Frank Pignanelli will provide an overview of his career in law. Pignanelli will describe his career path, provide career advice, and discuss life lessons.
He is a founding partner in the law firm Foxley & Pignanelli, specializing in government relations and public affairs. One of the youngest Utahns ever elected to state office, Pignanelli served in the House of Representatives for ten years. As a Democrat, he spent six of those years as minority leader. Pignanelli was a practicing attorney and active in general litigation until 1993 when he was appointed vice president and general counsel of BlueCross BlueShield of Utah. He serves on the advisory board for the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah and the University of Utah Venture Fund. Pignanelli writes a Sunday column on political activities in Utah for the Deseret News and is a frequent speaker and political commentator for various civic and business gatherings throughout the state.