Wesley T.L. Burrell is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.
Mr. Burrell’s practice spans a broad range of complex litigation matters, with particular emphasis on intellectual property and finance-related litigation. He also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing domestic human trafficking victims in civil litigation against their former enslavers and traffickers.
- Bank of America in numerous mortgage-backed securities cases in state and federal courts across the country, with a focus on claims brought against RMBS trustees under common law, New York’s Streit Act, and the federal Trust Indenture Act.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Burrell clerked for Judge Ferdinand F. Fernandez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He also served as a judicial extern to Judge Consuelo M. Callahan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Before clerking, Mr. Burrell was an associate at Winston & Strawn LLP.
Mr. Burrell received his J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, magna cum laude. At Loyola, he was an editor and published author on the Loyola Law Review.
Mr. Burrell earned undergraduate degrees, summa cum laude, in Film Studies and English from the University of Oklahoma. After college, he worked as a writer, producer, and film distributor before transitioning to non-profit work, creating and directing afterschool arts and education programming for children through the Salvation Army.