Rebecca L. Sciarrino

Rebecca L. Sciarrino

Rebecca Sciarrino is a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Ms. Sciarrino’s practice focuses on high-stakes commercial litigation, with a focus on antitrust and white collar and investigations. Ms. Sciarrino has represented clients in the surface transportation, higher education, technology, consulting, and manufacturing industries. She has experience arguing motions in state and federal court, writing dispositive motions and appellate briefs, and taking and defending depositions. She also maintains an active pro bono practice, including the representation of individuals seeking asylum and protection under the Convention Against Torture in immigration court.

Ms. Sciarrino is active in the local and national legal community. She is currently serving as an appointed liaison to the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession, and she is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco and the Federal Bar Association.

Ms. Sciarrino earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she graduated Order of the Coif and was a pro bono award recipient. In law school, she served as an articles editor for the Virginia Law Review and was a member of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. After law school, Ms. Sciarrino clerked for Judge Reena Raggi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge John G. Koeltl of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.


  • Steves and Sons, a door manufacturer, in enforcing a court-ordered divestiture against door skin manufacturer, JELD-WEN. 
  • A major freight railroad in obtaining an injunction against a discriminatory local law on federal preemption grounds.
  • The Regents of the University of California in writ petitions arising out of sexual misconduct hearings and a Title IX suit for monetary damages.
  • A Salvadoran national seeking asylum and withholding protection under the Convention Against Torture based on her actual and perceived sexual orientation.