Munger, Tolles & Olson co-managing partner Brad D. Brian and attorney Misty M. Sanford were named Leaders in Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal in a report published Oct. 24, 2016. Honorees were chosen for “exceptional legal skill and achievement across the full spectrum of responsibility, exemplary leadership as evidenced by the highest professional and ethical standards, and for contributions to the Los Angeles community at large.”
Mr. Brian was named “Lawyer of the Year” in recognition of his “national reputation for taking on and successfully resolving significant matters.” The publication cited his wide breadth of experience ranging from his trial advocacy to investigations. Mr. Brian was also recognized for his volunteer efforts, including his work as co-chair of the multi-million-dollar capital campaign to build the new headquarters of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.
Ms. Sanford was named a “Rising Star Attorney of the Year.” She was recognized for her work advising “real estate powerhouses” across the country on major transactions and her efforts to promote diversity within the legal profession.