Marlena M. Gutierrez, Attorney

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Prior to joining Silhol Law, Marlena attended the Dedman School of Law at SMU, graduating in the top third of her class. Marlena has already begun developing her legal practice during her time as a summer associate while in law school.

As a summer associate, Marlena began developing her legal knowledge in multiple areas of the law—working in litigation, real estate, and corporate law sections of an Am Law 200 firm. She also worked extensively in healthcare law, honing her knowledge of regulatory compliance and healthcare transactions while conducting research for several high-profile healthcare provider clients.

She currently serves as a member of the Managed Care Interest Group for the Healthcare Law Section of the American Bar Association. While in law school, Marlena served as the Online Executive Editor of the International Law Review Association, the Vice President of the Health Law Association, the Vice President of the American Constitution Society, and was Student Bar Association 1L Mentor.

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Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D. 2020, cum laude

Fordham University, B.A., 2017, magna cum laude

Phi Beta Kappa


American Health Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

Health Law Section

State Bar of Texas

Health Law Section

Dallas Bar Association

Health Law Section