Amelia L. B. Sargent is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Her practice focuses on complex litigation, copyright and art and cultural property law. She also maintains an active pro bono practice.
While in law school, Ms. Sargent served as co-editor-in-chief of the Stanford Journal of International Law and an intern at the Department of State’s Office of War Crimes Issues. She also participated in the Environmental Law Clinic and completed an internship in the government division of the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office. One of Ms. Sargent’s research papers was selected as the first place winner of the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation’s National Student Writing Competition and was published in its journal: New Jurisdictional Tools for Displaced Cultural Property in Russia: From 'Twice Saved' to 'Twice Taken,' 10 YEARBOOK OF CULTURAL PROPERTY LAW 167 (2010).
Ms. Sargent has also completed a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at U.C. Berkeley, focusing on 12th and 13th century political, religious and legal writings in Britain. She has studied abroad in Italy, the Netherlands and Russia.
Ms. Sargent is proficient in French, Russian and Latin.