Anjan Choudhury is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. He joined the firm in 2011.
Prior to joining Munger Tolles, Mr. Choudhury was a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. offices of a major national law firm and a litigation boutique. He practices in a wide variety of matters involving complex civil, administrative and appellate litigation, focusing primarily on matters for clients in the entertainment industry. Some of Mr. Choudhury's significant representations include:
Represented entertainment and telecommunications clients in complex administrative proceedings, including before the Federal Communications Commission, the Copyright Royalty Board, Federal Trade Commission and the International Trade Commission.
Represented a major television studio in a participation dispute in California state court.
Representing a Fortune 50 company in the California state court of appeal of a trial verdict in excess of $50 million.
Represented the American Psychological Association as amicus curiae in a number of cases involving same sex marriage, including cases before the California, Iowa and North Carolina Supreme Courts.
Mr. Choudhury has also maintained an active pro bono practice. Past representative matters include:
Representing a national network of anti-human trafficking organizations as amicus curiae in challenges to multiple state immigration laws before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Represented a victim of human trafficking in obtaining a million dollar judgment against her diplomat employers.
Represented the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as amicus curiae at the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving the meaning of “aggravated felon” provisions at the intersection of criminal and immigration laws.
Mr. Choudhury is the President-Elect of the South Asian Bar Association of Southern California. He also is a member of the Board of Governors for the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles County (APABA) and the Executive Committee of the Fulfillment Fund Leadership Council.
Mr. Choudhury served as a clerk to the Honorable Marsha S. Berzon on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Choudhury received his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2004. While at Harvard, he served as an editor and supreme court chair of the Harvard Law Review, was elected First Class Marshal, was a semifinalist in the Ames Moot Court competition, where he earned the Best Oralist Prize, and was awarded the Dean's Award for Community Leadership.
Mr. Choudhury received his B.A. summa cum laude in political science from George Washington University, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa and awarded the John Morgan Prize. During his undergraduate education, he served as national director of political affairs for College Democrats of America.