Munger, Tolles & Olson attorney Misty M. Sanford was recognized with Ms. JD’s 2018 “Woman of Inspiration Award” at a ceremony held at UCLA Law School on March 8, 2018.
The award recognizes women “who, regardless of her practice area or type of practice, inspires others by her commitment and passion to her work.” Ms. Sanford was nominated by colleagues within the legal profession.
Ms. JD is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the success of aspiring and early career women lawyers.
In addition to maintaining a successful real estate practice, Ms. Sanford is a longtime advocate of diversity in the legal profession. She is a co-founder and treasurer of For People of Color, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to empowering students of color to attend law school and become attorneys, and she co-chairs the firm’s MTO Fellows Program, an innovative program that assists college graduates of diverse backgrounds who plan to attend law school.