Justin Hellman is a transactional attorney in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate governance.
- A talent management agency in its formation and strategic partnerships.
- A biologics manufacturer in its sale to a global pharmaceuticals company and related commercial transactions.
- A designer denim company in its management buyout.
- Berkshire Hathaway Inc. in its acquisition of Precision Castparts Corp.
- BDT Capital Partners, LLC in its investment in Cox Automotive.
Mr. Hellman maintains an active pro bono practice representing artists and non-profit organizations in corporate and commercial transactions. In addition, Mr. Hellman successfully represented a Holocaust survivor before the Social Security Administration and obtained a grant of asylum for a 16-year-old child fleeing gang violence in Guatemala.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Hellman served as a law clerk to Judge A. Wallace Tashima of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He also served as a judicial extern to Judge David O. Carter of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Mr. Hellman obtained his law degree from UCLA School of Law, where he was an articles editor for the UCLA Law Review and UCLA Journal of Law and Technology.