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Advancing Diversity in Leadership with the Mansfield Rule

Munger, Tolles & Olson and 116 other major law firms participating in the Mansfield Rule wrote an open letter on July 2, 2020 to celebrate collective outcomes in the area of diversity and urge other law...

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New Mexico State Court Rejects Bid to Dismiss Historic Education Case

A New Mexico state court on June 29, 2020 rejected an argument by state officials that they had complied with a landmark 2018 education ruling and should be released from the court’s jurisdiction.

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Munger, Tolles & Olson Supports Gender Inclusion and Celebrates Pride Month

In honor of Pride Month, Munger, Tolles & Olson rolled out a series of firm-wide initiatives in support of the LGBTQ community.

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Former DOJ Prosecutor Jonathan Kravis Joins Munger, Tolles & Olson as Partner

Veteran government trial lawyer to handle high-stakes civil litigation, white collar investigations.

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ACLU and Munger Tolles Obtain Preliminary Injunction to Protect Inmates from COVID-19

Munger, Tolles & Olson partnered with the ACLU of Washington, D.C. and D.C. Public Defender Service to obtain a preliminary injunction against the D.C. Department of Corrections to protect the rights and...

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Mississippi Center for Justice Honors Donald Verrilli

The Mississippi Center for Justice announced it will recognize Donald Verrilli as this year’s honoree at their annual reception on June 19, 2020.

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The Steady State Files Amicus Brief in U.S. v Michael Flynn

Munger, Tolles & Olson filed an amicus brief in United States v. Michael Flynn on behalf of The Steady State on June 10, 2020.

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John Major on the CDA and Platform Immunity

John Major was published in the Daily Journal discussing how potential changes to the Communications Decency Act (CDA) might impact Internet businesses and online platforms on June 4, 2020.

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Munger, Tolles & Olson Increases Diversity Scorecard Ranking

Munger, Tolles & Olson ranked 13th among law firms nationwide in The American Lawyer’s latest Diversity Scorecard report, released on June 2, 2020.

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Unanimous Supreme Court Victory for Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board

On June 1, 2020, the United States Supreme Court ruled 9-0 in favor of Munger, Tolles & Olson’s client, the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, rejecting a constitutional challenge...

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Munger, Tolles & Olson Recognized as Top Law Firm for Gender Equity

Yale Law Women has named Munger, Tolles & Olson as a top firm for Hiring Practices and for Diverse Partnership in their 2020 Top Firms for Gender Equity & Family Friendliness Report on May 20, 2020.

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George Fatheree Honored as California Lawyer Attorney of the Year

The Daily Journal honored partner George Fatheree with its 2020 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Award on May 13, 2020 for his work with the J. Paul Getty Trust in acquiring the priceless photographic...

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LA Represents Launched to Support Angelenos Affected by COVID-19

Munger, Tolles & Olson has joined forces with other law firms, bar associations and legal aid organizations to launch LA Represents—a pro bono initiative to provide free legal services to Los Angeles residents...

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Companies May Now Adopt Mandatory Federal Forum Provisions

Historically, plaintiffs filing claims under the Securities Act of 1933 may sue in either federal or state court. In a recent ruling, the Delaware Supreme Court held companies may adopt mandatory federal...

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LA Clippers Resolve MSG’s Opposition in Battle Over Clippers Arena

After a two-and-a-half year legal battle with Madison Square Garden Company, Steve Ballmer, owner of the LA Clippers—with support from Munger, Tolles & Olson—bought the Forum concert venue in Inglewood...

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Nefi Acosta on IP Addresses and the California Consumer Privacy Act

As companies parse out the relevance of the Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Nefi Acosta asks “Are IP Addresses ‘Personal Information’ Under the CCPA?” in the International Association of Privacy Professionals...

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Mindy LeMoine Weighs in on Copyright Infringement in Music Industry

Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Mindy LeMoine was quoted in an article by Rory O’Neill “Sound decisions: have the courts found harmony on music copyright?” on April 22, 2020.

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CORONAVIRUS Business Interruption Insurance

Key considerations for commercial property policyholders. In recent weeks, we have seen that strong and proactive insurance coverage analysis can be more important than ever.

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Misty Sanford Named Real Estate and Construction Law Trailblazer

The National Law Journal named Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Misty Sanford as a Real Estate and Construction Law Trailblazer on April 17, 2020.

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Kelly Klaus Once Again Named Power Lawyer

On March 26, 2020, The Hollywood Reporter once again named Munger, Tolles & Olson litigation partner Kelly Klaus as one of its Power Lawyers.

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New Mexico Reaches Innovative Settlement Agreement with Foster Youth Advocates

Parties to a lawsuit challenging New Mexico’s foster care system announced on March 26, 2020 a groundbreaking settlement agreement that will provide a model for reforming other state child welfare systems...

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NIJC Honors Munger, Tolles & Olson with Human Rights Practitioner Award

The National Immigrant Justice Center will present Munger, Tolles & Olson with its Human Rights Practitioner Award at its 21st Annual Human Rights Awards luncheon on June 2, 2020.

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Kelly Klaus and Melinda LeMoine Named Top IP Lawyers by the Daily Journal

Munger, Tolles & Olson attorneys Kelly M. Klaus and Melinda E. LeMoine were named among the Top IP Litigators in California by the Daily Journal on March 18, 2020.

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Luis Li Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Luis Li has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America, on March 8, 2020.

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Malcolm Heinicke Named Employment Trailblazer

Munger, Tolles & Olson Co-Managing Partner Malcolm Heinicke was named an Employment Trailblazer by The National Law Journal on March 5, 2020.

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Luis Li Named Criminal Law Trailblazer

Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Luis Li was named a Criminal Law Trailblazer by The National Law Journal on March 5, 2020.

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Snap Wins Dismissal of Suit Challenging Snapchat’s ‘Speed Filter’

Munger, Tolles & Olson represented Snap, owner of the popular app Snapchat, in obtaining an order dismissing a case against Snap with prejudice.

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Munger, Tolles and Olson Wins ‘Top Verdict’ Honor

Munger, Tolles & Olson won a legal victory recognized on the Daily Journal’s list of Top Verdicts for 2019, published on Feb. 19, 2020.

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Ronald Olson Featured in the New York Times

Munger, Tolles & Olson name partner Ronald L. Olson was featured in a New York Times article on Feb. 16, 2020.

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Robyn Bacon Named LCLD Fellow

Munger, Tolles & Olson announced on Feb. 7, 2020 that Robyn K. Bacon was selected to be a member of the 2020 class of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows, participating in a landmark program...

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Adele El-Khouri, Vincent Ling Named LCLD Pathfinders

Munger, Tolles & Olson announced on Feb. 7, 2020 the selection of Adele M. El-Khouri and Vincent Y. Ling as members of the 2020 class of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinders, participating...

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Elaine J. Goldenberg Elected to American Academy of Appellate Lawyers

Munger, Tolles & Olson litigator Elaine J. Goldenberg was elected to membership of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.

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The Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Disney Pixar

The Ninth Circuit ruled in favor of Disney • Pixar in a copyright lawsuit attacking the highly acclaimed motion picture, “Inside Out,” on March 26, 2020.

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Jennifer Broder and Misty Sanford Named Top Women Attorneys

The Los Angeles Business Journal has named Jennifer Broder and Misty Sanford as Top Women Attorneys on April 24, 2020.

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Munger, Tolles & Olson and Loyola Law School Win Ninth Circuit Immigration Appeal

Partner and trial attorney Martin Estrada and a team of law students at Loyola Law School successfully convinced a Ninth Circuit panel to grant a petition for review for a single mother and her three children...

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