Elected Member

Kimberly A. Demarchi

Tempe, AZ
Arizona State University, Office of General Counsel
Arizona State University, BS
Yale Law School, JD

Kim Demarchi is Senior Associate General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at Arizona State University.  In that capacity, she is responsible for overseeing the employment practice group, which advises on academic and non-academic personnel matters, student matters, and law enforcement matters.  Kim’s responsibilities also include administrative oversight of the Athletics Compliance group, which designs and administers education and monitoring systems that facilitate compliance by the University with all University, Pacific-12 Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletics.  In addition, Kim advises on government law matters including legislation and lobbying functions.

Prior to joining the Office of General Counsel, Kim was in private practice in Phoenix where her primary areas of practice were government law, education law, and appellate advocacy.  She is an elected member of the American Law Institute and the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and is the co-editor of the Arizona Appellate Handbook.  She also serves on the Arizona Supreme Court’s Attorney Ethics Advisory Committee, the Research Committee of the Arizona Town Hall, and as an Appellate Lawyer Representative to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. 

A native of Tucson, Arizona, Kim is a graduate of Arizona State University’s Barrett Honors College (B.S. History/B.S. Political Science 1997) and of the Yale Law School (J.D. 2000).  She is admitted to practice law in Arizona; the U.S. District Court for the State of Arizona; the United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth, Ninth, Eleventh, and Federal Circuits; and the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Areas of Expertise
Political Law
American Indian Law
Appellate Practice & Procedure (Litigation)
Constitutional Law
Education Law