Karen Lorang is a litigation and corporate attorney in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Her litigation practice is focused on complex civil litigation, with experience in general commercial disputes and securities litigation.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Lorang served as law clerk to the Honorable Andrew J. Kleinfeld of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Fairbanks, Alaska.
- Bank of America and Merrill Lynch in defense of litigation in California and New York state courts involving claims for breach of contract and violations of state securities law arising out of residential mortgage-backed securities.
- The Inner City Law Center in connection with its opposition to a proposed housing ordinance before the Los Angeles City Council.
From 2007-2009, Ms. Lorang drafted and negotiated various contracts for investment funds and portfolio companies as a legal analyst with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in its Merchant Banking Division.
Ms. Lorang graduated second in her class at UCLA School of Law. She was an articles editor for the UCLA Law Review and received the UCLA Law Review Award for Outstanding Student Scholarship. During law school, Ms. Lorang also taught an undergraduate seminar on incentives in the law through UCLA’s Collegium of University Teaching Fellows program.
Ms. Lorang received her B.A. in economics from Swarthmore College, and was a Deans’ Award recipient.
In addition to her client work, Ms. Lorang serves on the firm’s Policy Committee. She is also an active member of Munger Tolles’ Development and Retention Committee and MTO Fellows Committee, a unique program which assists students of diverse backgrounds who have recently graduated from college and plan to attend law school.