Rose Leda Ehler is a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Her practice currently focuses on complex civil litigation with a particular emphasis on legal problems faced by the entertainment industry. She has also conducted internal corporate investigations.
Most recently, Ms. Ehler represented SoundExchange on behalf of the record companies and recording artists in a Copyright Royalty Board proceeding to set statutory royalty rates owed by webcasters for non-interactive music streaming in the United States through the year 2020.
Ms. Ehler also has an active pro bono practice. In 2014, she represented the non-profit Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) in Los Angeles Superior Court successfully obtaining a court order to protect the confidentiality of its shelter for survivors of human trafficking.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Ehler clerked for the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Ms. Ehler received her J.D. from Stanford Law School. While in law school, she served as Senior Notes Editor for the Stanford Law Review and participated in the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, drafting petitions for certiorari as well as merits briefs before the United State Supreme Court. She also co-directed the Afghanistan Legal Education Project, researching and writing textbooks on Afghan law, facilitating a legal education program at the American University of Afghanistan, and traveling to Kabul, Afghanistan to meet with students, professors, and members of the Afghan government.