Kenneth M. Trujillo-Jamison is a litigator with Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice is focused on complex civil litigation, with experience in securities litigation, general commercial disputes, internal investigations and white collar criminal defense.
- 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 securing a dismissal in full with prejudice in 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, which includes representations of:
- A program associate of the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri in securing a preliminary and permanent injunction barring the so-called “keep moving” crowd-control rule 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. Our client was granted asylum.
- The Inner City Law Center in connection with its opposition to a proposed housing ordinance before the Los Angeles City Council.
In addition to his client work, Mr. Trujillo-Jamison is the president and past treasurer of the board of the Housing Rights Center, a public interest non-profit organization which fights unfair and illegal housing practices in Los Angeles. He is also a co-chair of Munger Tolles’ Green Committee, as well as a member of its 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.