Eric Tung is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.
Mr. Tung has represented technology companies, entities that operate in highly regulated industries, and clients in the entertainment industry. His experience includes briefing and arguing substantive motions, appellate practice, taking and defending depositions, and interviewing and conducting investigations on behalf of corporate clients. His practice focuses on civil litigation and encompasses a variety of subject areas, including contract disputes, public utilities law, unfair competition, employee mobility and internal investigations.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Tung clerked for Justice Antonin Scalia of the U.S. Supreme Court and for Judge Neil M. Gorsuch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Mr. Tung also served as a Bristow Fellow at the Office of the Solicitor General, Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. He briefed and argued a criminal appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He drafted appeal recommendations and briefs in opposition to petitions for certiorari, and assisted in preparing merits briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Tung received his J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School, where he graduated with high honors and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He was a managing editor for The University of Chicago Law Review and received awards for legal research and writing, including the Joseph Henry Beale Prize and the Bell, Boyd & Lloyd Award.
Mr. Tung received his B.A. from Yale University.