Kenneth M. Trujillo-Jamison

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Kenneth M. Trujillo-Jamison is a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, with a focus on securities litigation, general commercial disputes and white collar criminal defense.
 
Key Representations

  • 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.
  • Allstate Insurance Company in defense of litigation in the U.S. District Court, concerning claims under the False Claims Act arising out of insurance claims from several major hurricanes.
  • A national law firm in defense of a malpractice claim in California state court.
  • An individual in connection with an investigation of accounting fraud by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mr. Trujillo-Jamison also maintains an active pro bono practice. His pro bono representations include:

  • A program associate of the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri in his challenge of an unconstitutional practice implemented by law enforcement in the aftermath of the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
  • An unaccompanied minor child in asylum proceedings before U.S. immigration court and the U.S. Citizens and Immigration Service.
  • A class of unaccompanied minor children and a class of Salvadoran immigrants in enforcing permanent injunctions concerning their conditions of confinement in immigration detention centers.
  • The Inner City Law Center in connection with its opposition to a proposed housing ordinance before the Los Angeles City Council.

Mr. Trujillo-Jamison is also the president of the board of the Housing Rights Center, a public interest non-profit organization which fights unfair and illegal housing practices in Los Angeles, a co-chair of the firm’s Green Committee, and a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee, MTO Fellows Committee and Recruiting Committee.

Mr. Trujillo-Jamison received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as a notes editor for The Yale Law Journal and an editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. While there, he also defended public housing tenants in administrative eviction actions (through the Yale Landlord-Tenant Clinic) and served as a student director of The Yale Law School Temporary Restraining Order Project, which assists victims of domestic violence obtain protection against their abusers.  During law school, he also worked part-time in the Legal Department of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he assisted with the drafting and negotiation of contracts in connection with various investments.

Kenneth M. Trujillo-Jamison is a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, with a focus on securities litigation, general commercial disputes and white collar criminal defense.
 
Key Representations

  • 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.
  • Allstate Insurance Company in defense of litigation in the U.S. District Court, concerning claims under the False Claims Act arising out of insurance claims from several major hurricanes.
  • A national law firm in defense of a malpractice claim in California state court.
  • An individual in connection with an investigation of accounting fraud by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mr. Trujillo-Jamison also maintains an active pro bono practice. His pro bono representations include:

  • A program associate of the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri in his challenge of an unconstitutional practice implemented by law enforcement in the aftermath of the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
  • An unaccompanied minor child in asylum proceedings before U.S. immigration court and the U.S. Citizens and Immigration Service.
  • A class of unaccompanied minor children and a class of Salvadoran immigrants in enforcing permanent injunctions concerning their conditions of confinement in immigration detention centers.
  • The Inner City Law Center in connection with its opposition to a proposed housing ordinance before the Los Angeles City Council.

Mr. Trujillo-Jamison is also the president of the board of the Housing Rights Center, a public interest non-profit organization which fights unfair and illegal housing practices in Los Angeles, a co-chair of the firm’s Green Committee, and a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee, MTO Fellows Committee and Recruiting Committee.

Mr. Trujillo-Jamison received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as a notes editor for The Yale Law Journal and an editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. While there, he also defended public housing tenants in administrative eviction actions (through the Yale Landlord-Tenant Clinic) and served as a student director of The Yale Law School Temporary Restraining Order Project, which assists victims of domestic violence obtain protection against their abusers.  During law school, he also worked part-time in the Legal Department of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he assisted with the drafting and negotiation of contracts in connection with various investments.