Anya J. Goldstein

Profile

Anya Goldstein is a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. She represents clients in a wide range of industries, including entertainment, finance, technology and legal services.
 
Key Representations

  • A motion picture studio in obtaining summary judgment in arbitration of a $75 million contract dispute.
  • A national law firm in obtaining favorable settlement of legal malpractice claims on the eve of summary judgment.
  • Fortress Investment Group in defending an action for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition and breach of contract currently pending in the complex division of Los Angeles Superior Court.

Ms. Goldstein maintains an active pro bono practice and has served as counsel in immigration, death penalty and human trafficking matters. She also serves on the founding board of UCLA Law Women LEAD, a women’s initiative dedicated to supporting and partnering with women from first-year law students to professionals at the most senior levels.
 
In addition to her client and community work, Ms. Goldstein serves on the firm’s Policy Committee.
 
Before joining the firm, Ms. Goldstein served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kim McLane Wardlaw of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
 
Ms. Goldstein graduated third in her class at UCLA School of Law, where she was a senior editor of the UCLA Law Review and a Michael T. Masin Scholar. She received her A.B., magna cum laude, in history from Brown University. After college, she served as a Fulbright Teaching Assistant in Cologne, Germany, and worked as a paralegal at a criminal defense firm in Oakland.

Anya Goldstein is a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. She represents clients in a wide range of industries, including entertainment, finance, technology and legal services.
 
Key Representations

  • A motion picture studio in obtaining summary judgment in arbitration of a $75 million contract dispute.
  • A national law firm in obtaining favorable settlement of legal malpractice claims on the eve of summary judgment.
  • Fortress Investment Group in defending an action for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition and breach of contract currently pending in the complex division of Los Angeles Superior Court.

Ms. Goldstein maintains an active pro bono practice and has served as counsel in immigration, death penalty and human trafficking matters. She also serves on the founding board of UCLA Law Women LEAD, a women’s initiative dedicated to supporting and partnering with women from first-year law students to professionals at the most senior levels.
 
In addition to her client and community work, Ms. Goldstein serves on the firm’s Policy Committee.
 
Before joining the firm, Ms. Goldstein served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kim McLane Wardlaw of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
 
Ms. Goldstein graduated third in her class at UCLA School of Law, where she was a senior editor of the UCLA Law Review and a Michael T. Masin Scholar. She received her A.B., magna cum laude, in history from Brown University. After college, she served as a Fulbright Teaching Assistant in Cologne, Germany, and worked as a paralegal at a criminal defense firm in Oakland.