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Tanya Marsh, Workshop on Regulation and Coordination

Professor of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law

Regulated to Death: The Funeral Industry and the Trap of Protectionism



Weinmann Hall Room 202

About the Speaker

Tanya Marsh teaches Property, Real Estate Transactions, a Seminar on Law, Business, and the Economy, Funeral and Cemetery Law, and Professional Development. Her scholarship addresses commercial real estate, the regulation of community banks, and the laws regarding the status, treatment, and disposition of human remains. A graduate of Indiana University and Harvard Law School, before joining the Wake Forest faculty in 2010, Marsh clerked for the Indiana Supreme Court, practiced commercial real estate and corporate law with two large Indianapolis law firms, and spent five years as in-house counsel with a public shopping center REIT. Marsh is involved in the leadership of the American Bar Association’s Real Property Trust & Estate Law Section and is a frequent contributor to that section’s CLE offerings. She also writes for The Huffington Post, PropertyProf Blog (, and The Funeral Law Blog (

Filed under: The Center for Public Policy Research, Regulation Workshop