Bram M. Alden

Profile

Bram Alden is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation for entertainment, energy, and financial services clients at both the trial and appellate levels. He has examined witnesses at trial, taken and defended numerous depositions, and written successful motions disposing of claims against his clients.

Mr. Alden also maintains an active pro bono practice and a commitment to civic and community service. He is part of the Munger Tolles team defending SB 1172, California’s ban on “therapy” intended to change the sexual orientation of minors. He also co-founded and serves on an LGBT board of the Los Angeles Youth Network, a homeless youth organization.

Mr. Alden received his B.A. from Columbia University and his J.D. from UCLA Law School, where he served as an articles editor on the UCLA Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Alden completed a master’s degree in education while teaching fifth grade in New York City as a member of Teach For America’s national teaching corps. He then worked on the campaign team that helped twice elect former Congressman John Hall.

Key Representations

  • Warner Bros. Entertainment in its widely publicized dispute with actor Charlie Sheen over his termination from the television program “Two and a Half Men.”
  • Transocean Ltd., the world’s largest offshore drilling contractor, in litigation arising from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • NBCUniversal in a putative class action lawsuit related to home video profit participation.
  • Bank of America in obtaining dismissal of claims seeking $70 million arising from a life insurance premium finance program; judgment affirmed on appeal.
  • Major entertainment and financial corporations in both internal and governmental investigations that have all been resolved favorably prior to litigation.
  • Asylum applicant facing deportation in briefing and multiple hearings before immigration court; client was granted asylum.

Bram Alden is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation for entertainment, energy, and financial services clients at both the trial and appellate levels. He has examined witnesses at trial, taken and defended numerous depositions, and written successful motions disposing of claims against his clients.

Mr. Alden also maintains an active pro bono practice and a commitment to civic and community service. He is part of the Munger Tolles team defending SB 1172, California’s ban on “therapy” intended to change the sexual orientation of minors. He also co-founded and serves on an LGBT board of the Los Angeles Youth Network, a homeless youth organization.

Mr. Alden received his B.A. from Columbia University and his J.D. from UCLA Law School, where he served as an articles editor on the UCLA Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Alden completed a master’s degree in education while teaching fifth grade in New York City as a member of Teach For America’s national teaching corps. He then worked on the campaign team that helped twice elect former Congressman John Hall.

Key Representations

  • Warner Bros. Entertainment in its widely publicized dispute with actor Charlie Sheen over his termination from the television program “Two and a Half Men.”
  • Transocean Ltd., the world’s largest offshore drilling contractor, in litigation arising from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • NBCUniversal in a putative class action lawsuit related to home video profit participation.
  • Bank of America in obtaining dismissal of claims seeking $70 million arising from a life insurance premium finance program; judgment affirmed on appeal.
  • Major entertainment and financial corporations in both internal and governmental investigations that have all been resolved favorably prior to litigation.
  • Asylum applicant facing deportation in briefing and multiple hearings before immigration court; client was granted asylum.