Victoria Degtyareva is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Degtyareva clerked for Judge Rosemary Barkett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and Judge Michael A. Ponsor of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Ms. Degtyareva received her law degree from Yale Law School, where she was an editor on the Yale Law Journal. While in law school, she served as a director of the Immigration Legal Services Clinic, representing clients in asylum proceedings, and worked with the Prison Legal Services Clinic, representing state and federal inmates in civil rights litigation. Ms. Degtyareva also interned at the Office of the State Public Defender in San Francisco, where she drafted capital habeas corpus petitions and direct appeals for the California Supreme Court. She is the co-author of “Justices Resist Unchecked Growth of Federal Criminal Law,” Daily Journal, July 1, 2014.
Before attending law school, Ms. Degtyareva received her B.A. in French Literature and her M.A. in Philosophy from Stanford University.