Seth J. Fortin

Profile

Seth Fortin is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation.

Key Representations

  • Bank of America and Merrill Lynch in breach of contract cases in New York state court arising out of the purchase and sale of residential mortgage-backed securities.
  • Burrill Life Sciences Capital Fund III, L.P. as plaintiff in a fraud case against the Fund’s former general partner and former auditor.
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame in a breach of contract action and putative class action arising out of a cancelled exhibition game.
  • Counseling a media company on various aspects of state and international law.

Mr. Fortin also has an active pro bono practice. He has represented Native American students in an action against the Bureau of Indian Education for failure to provide adequate general and special education and a prison inmate in a freedom of religion case against corrections officials.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fortin clerked for Judge Dean Pregerson in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Mr. Fortin graduated second in his class from the UCLA School of Law, where he was an articles editor of the UCLA Law Review and a Michael T. Masin Scholar. He was elected to the Order of the Coif and awarded the Julian Eule Prize in Constitutional Law.

Before entering law school, Mr. Fortin was an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Army. He received his B.A. in art and design from the University of Chicago.

 

Seth Fortin is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation.

Key Representations

  • Bank of America and Merrill Lynch in breach of contract cases in New York state court arising out of the purchase and sale of residential mortgage-backed securities.
  • Burrill Life Sciences Capital Fund III, L.P. as plaintiff in a fraud case against the Fund’s former general partner and former auditor.
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame in a breach of contract action and putative class action arising out of a cancelled exhibition game.
  • Counseling a media company on various aspects of state and international law.

Mr. Fortin also has an active pro bono practice. He has represented Native American students in an action against the Bureau of Indian Education for failure to provide adequate general and special education and a prison inmate in a freedom of religion case against corrections officials.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fortin clerked for Judge Dean Pregerson in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Mr. Fortin graduated second in his class from the UCLA School of Law, where he was an articles editor of the UCLA Law Review and a Michael T. Masin Scholar. He was elected to the Order of the Coif and awarded the Julian Eule Prize in Constitutional Law.

Before entering law school, Mr. Fortin was an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Army. He received his B.A. in art and design from the University of Chicago.