Jennifer M. Broder

Jennifer M. Broder

Jennifer M. Broder is a corporate partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Ms. Broder’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, general company representation and securities law compliance. She represents public and private clients in a variety of transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, investments, and similar corporate transactions. She also regularly advises boards, founders and key stakeholders on corporate governance and other strategic matters.

Ms. Broder has garnered various accolades, including most recently being named one of the "Top Women in Dealmaking" by The Deal and a "Dealmaker of the Year" by The American Lawyer in 2023. In 2022, Ms. Broder was named an “MVP” in M&A by Law360, and in 2019, Ms. Broder was recognized as a "Rising Star" for M&A by The Deal. She was also named one of the Top Women Attorneys in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2020

Ms. Broder is a member of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. She is also a member of the Wolters Kluwer Securities Regulation Advisory Board. Before joining Munger Tolles, Ms. Broder served as a law clerk to the Honorable Leo E. Strine, Jr. while he was Chancellor on the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Ms. Broder graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University. Before attending law school, she worked in management consulting, where she helped advise clients on a range of strategy and operations projects.


Representative matters include:

  • Advice to boards and independent directors of several Fortune 500 companies in connection with governance matters and disclosure obligations.
  • The Yucaipa Companies in various investment and capital markets transactions, including as shareholder in the $725 million initial public offering of Americold Realty Trust.
  • BDT Capital Partners, LLC in connection with its investment in the $7.5 billion acquisition, together with majority investor Joh. A. Benckiser (JAB), of Panera Bread Company.
  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc. in a variety of transactions, including its purchase of the Van Tuyl Group, then the largest privately held auto dealership group in the United States.
  • MGM Resorts International in its acquisition of its joint venture partner’s interest in Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.