Nefi Acosta is a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Acosta clerked for Judge Thelton E. Henderson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and was an extern for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Acosta earned his J.D. from UC Irvine School of Law, where he completed more than 200 hours of pro bono work and served as a lead article editor of the UC Irvine Law Review. During law school, he interned for the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and Kia Motors America, Inc. Mr. Acosta graduated with a B.S. in political science, magna cum laude, from Utah Valley University.
Mr. Acosta is fluent in Spanish and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in both U.S. and European regulations (CIPP/US & CIPP/E).
Co-author, The New Federalism: State Policies Regarding Embryonic Stem Cell Research, 44 J. L. Med. & Ethics 419 (2016)