Ray S. Seilie

Profile

Ray Seilie is a litigation attorney in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice includes regulatory, securities, contract, criminal investigation and other matters. He has experience preparing substantive motions, taking depositions and conducting witness interviews on behalf of major corporate clients.

Key Representations

  • Transocean, a drilling company, in litigation arising from the April 20, 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
  • Corinthian Colleges, Inc., in a securities action and shareholder inspection demand litigation.
  • A major corporate client in a government investigation.
  • A Native American tribe in an action seeking damages for violations of its aboriginal title by the federal government.

Mr. Seilie also maintains an active pro bono practice. He has represented the Downtown Women’s Center in an unlawful detainer action. Most recently, he worked with the UCLA Supreme Court Clinic to file a petition for certiorari in Roach v. Missouri, a case which presents the question whether the Supreme Court should reconsider the “dual sovereignty” doctrine, which permits federal and state governments to successively prosecute a single criminal defendant for a single offense.

Before joining Munger Tolles, Mr. Seilie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jay S. Bybee on the United State Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. He graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as a Notes Editor on the Harvard Law Review and competed in the Final Round of the 2009 Ames Moot Court Competition, where his team won Best Brief. He graduated with honors from Stanford University.

 

Ray Seilie is a litigation attorney in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice includes regulatory, securities, contract, criminal investigation and other matters. He has experience preparing substantive motions, taking depositions and conducting witness interviews on behalf of major corporate clients.

Key Representations

  • Transocean, a drilling company, in litigation arising from the April 20, 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
  • Corinthian Colleges, Inc., in a securities action and shareholder inspection demand litigation.
  • A major corporate client in a government investigation.
  • A Native American tribe in an action seeking damages for violations of its aboriginal title by the federal government.

Mr. Seilie also maintains an active pro bono practice. He has represented the Downtown Women’s Center in an unlawful detainer action. Most recently, he worked with the UCLA Supreme Court Clinic to file a petition for certiorari in Roach v. Missouri, a case which presents the question whether the Supreme Court should reconsider the “dual sovereignty” doctrine, which permits federal and state governments to successively prosecute a single criminal defendant for a single offense.

Before joining Munger Tolles, Mr. Seilie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jay S. Bybee on the United State Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. He graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as a Notes Editor on the Harvard Law Review and competed in the Final Round of the 2009 Ames Moot Court Competition, where his team won Best Brief. He graduated with honors from Stanford University.