Esther H. Sung

Profile

Esther Sung is a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Her practice includes representing various companies and covers a range of trial and appellate matters. She has represented companies in litigation involving environmental issues, labor and employment law, and shareholder disputes.

Ms. Sung assisted with the amicus brief that Munger Tolles filed in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, in which the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals determined that a measure to ban gay marriage was unconstitutional.

Ms. Sung was a law clerk to the Honorable Allyson K. Duncan on the 4th Circuit (2008-2009) and the Honorable Lee H. Rosenthal in the Southern District of Texas (2007-2008). She received her law degree magna cum laude from the University of Texas School of Law, where she served as an articles editor for the Texas Law Review.

Key Representations

  • Transocean, a drilling company, in litigation arising from the April 20, 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Southern California Edison, in obtaining the dismissal of a putative class action alleging a pattern and practice of racial discrimination.

Esther Sung is a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Her practice includes representing various companies and covers a range of trial and appellate matters. She has represented companies in litigation involving environmental issues, labor and employment law, and shareholder disputes.

Ms. Sung assisted with the amicus brief that Munger Tolles filed in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, in which the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals determined that a measure to ban gay marriage was unconstitutional.

Ms. Sung was a law clerk to the Honorable Allyson K. Duncan on the 4th Circuit (2008-2009) and the Honorable Lee H. Rosenthal in the Southern District of Texas (2007-2008). She received her law degree magna cum laude from the University of Texas School of Law, where she served as an articles editor for the Texas Law Review.

Key Representations

  • Transocean, a drilling company, in litigation arising from the April 20, 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Southern California Edison, in obtaining the dismissal of a putative class action alleging a pattern and practice of racial discrimination.