Thomas Clancy is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with a particular focus on professional liability. He also has experience representing Universities in their handling of sexual misconduct matters, including in administrative writ proceedings.
Mr. Clancy maintains an active pro bono practice. He originated Munger Tolles’ representation of peaceful protestors during the 2014 civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, which resulted in the firm obtaining a preliminary injunction barring law enforcement from using the “five-second rule” to prevent protestors from standing still. Mr. Clancy was also on the Munger Tolles team that secured a preliminary injunction of a Nevada statute that sought to create the most expansive voucher system in the Nation by withdrawing money directly from public school districts.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Clancy was an associate at Jackson Walker in Austin, Texas. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was an articles editor for the Yale Journal of International Law. During law school, Mr. Clancy interned at the Texas Defenders Service and the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative in Pristina, Kosovo. He received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.