Brian J. Springer is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Springer served as a law clerk to Judges Lucy H. Koh, Edward J. Davila and Beth Labson Freeman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; to Judge M. Margaret McKeown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; and to Judge Richard G. Taranto of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Mr. Springer earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was elected to Order of the Coif and served as executive editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. During law school, Mr. Springer participated in the Supreme Court Clinic, and his team took first place at the national AIPLA Giles Sutherland Rich Patent Moot Court Competition. He also served as an extern to Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He graduated with a B.S. in physics, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from UCLA.
Comment, An Inconvenient Truth: How Forum Non Conveniens Doctrine Allows Defendants to Escape State Court Jurisdiction, 163 U. Pa. L. Rev. 833 (2015).