Former Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Susan E. Nash, who left private practice in 1990 to raise her family and pursue a variety of activities as an appellate specialist, has rejoined Munger Tolles as Of Counsel in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Ms. Nash has taught Appellate Advocacy at both UCLA and Loyola Law Schools. She is a Certified Appellate Specialist and was a panel attorney for the California Appellate Project, representing indigent convicted felons in the California Courts of Appeal and the California Supreme Court. She has also sat as a judge pro tem in traffic and small claims court and has been trained as a volunteer mediator for the Second District Court of Appeal’s Mediation Program.
“We’re extremely happy to have Susan back at the firm,” said managing partner Mark Helm. “Her experience and expertise in appellate advocacy will be a tremendous asset to our firm and to our clients.”
Ms. Nash received her J.D. as a member of the Order of the Coif from Stanford Law School in 1981, after graduating from California Polytechnic State University in 1978. She clerked for Judge David V. Kenyon on the U.S. District Court during the 1981-1982 term. Ms. Nash initially joined the firm in 1985, concentrating in commercial litigation. She became a partner in 1988.