Christa L. Culver

Profile

Christa L. Culver is a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Ms. Culver’s practice spans a broad range of complex litigation matters, with a particular focus on representing financial institutions in cases involving mortgage-backed securities, corporate contracts, and other matters.

Key Representations

  • Bank of America and Merrill Lynch in:
    • a case brought by a securitization trustee seeking hundreds of millions of dollars on claims arising out of the purchase and sale of mortgage-backed securities.
    • a case brought by an insurer involving claims related to the issuance of mortgage-backed securities.

Prior to joining Munger Tolles, Ms. Culver clerked for Judge Gary Allen Feess in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Ms. Culver earned her law degree from Stanford Law School, where she was an editor for the Stanford Law and Policy Review. In addition, as a member of the Stanford Law School Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Ms. Culver drafted petitions for certiorari before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ms. Culver also worked as a county public defender through the Stanford Criminal Defense Clinic, and taught a course on family law for inmates at San Quentin State Prison. She received her undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was awarded the Departmental Citation for excellence in the major and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. 

In addition to her client work, Ms. Culver is actively involved with the Inner City Law Center, as well as a number of other community organizations.

Christa L. Culver is a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Ms. Culver’s practice spans a broad range of complex litigation matters, with a particular focus on representing financial institutions in cases involving mortgage-backed securities, corporate contracts, and other matters.

Key Representations

  • Bank of America and Merrill Lynch in:
    • a case brought by a securitization trustee seeking hundreds of millions of dollars on claims arising out of the purchase and sale of mortgage-backed securities.
    • a case brought by an insurer involving claims related to the issuance of mortgage-backed securities.

Prior to joining Munger Tolles, Ms. Culver clerked for Judge Gary Allen Feess in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Ms. Culver earned her law degree from Stanford Law School, where she was an editor for the Stanford Law and Policy Review. In addition, as a member of the Stanford Law School Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Ms. Culver drafted petitions for certiorari before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ms. Culver also worked as a county public defender through the Stanford Criminal Defense Clinic, and taught a course on family law for inmates at San Quentin State Prison. She received her undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was awarded the Departmental Citation for excellence in the major and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. 

In addition to her client work, Ms. Culver is actively involved with the Inner City Law Center, as well as a number of other community organizations.