Munger, Tolles & Olson has selected Truc T. Do, Seth Goldman and Melinda Eades LeMoine to join its partnership, effective January 1, 2011.
“We are thrilled to welcome three accomplished attorneys to the partnership and know that they will continue to make a meaningful contributions to our practice,” Munger Tolles Managing Partner Sandra Seville-Jones said.
Ms. Do, a former prosecutor with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, joined Munger Tolles in 2009 with a record of 75 jury trials, and a 100% conviction rate in 20 murder and two death penalty cases. Notably, Ms. Do convicted music producer Phil Spector in the 2008 murder retrial, the “Black Widows” who murdered homeless men for life insurance proceeds, and serial killer Chester Turner who murdered 11 women in the late 1980s. Currently, Ms. Do is slated to try a federal class action product liability case and defend author and speaker James Ray against manslaughter charges in 2011.
Mr. Goldman is a bankruptcy attorney whose practice includes representing debtors, creditors and investors in corporate restructurings and litigation. He has represented Adelphia Communications, Kmart, Hollywood Casino Shreveport and Luna Innovations in their restructurings and represented creditors and investors in the Lehman, Calpine and Circuit City bankruptcy cases. Most recently, Mr. Goldman was part of the MTO team that served as pro bono counsel to the Pasadena Playhouse in its completed chapter 11 reorganization.
Ms. LeMoine’s practice focuses on complex litigation, in particular for clients in the entertainment industry. She currently represents the major record companies in their copyright infringement action against Lime Wire, LLC and its owners. Other recent significant matters include the federal trial victory for Universal Music Group in a breach of contract action brought by the former producers for the recording artist known as Eminem, and a copyright infringement action against Aftermath Records challenging the distribution of music. Ms. LeMoine also has substantial experience representing clients facing purported class actions relating to consumer law issues, and individuals facing charges from the Securities and Exchange Commission and the United States Attorney’s Office.