Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP announced on June 11, 2018 that attorneys Celia R. Choy and Dahlia Mignouna have accepted offers from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to serve as clerks for the 2019-2020 term.
“When we opened the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, we hoped to hire people just like Celia and Dahlia. They are brilliant lawyers, true team players and a joy to have in our office,” said Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., a founding partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. “We are incredibly proud of Celia’s and Dahlia’s accomplishments and know they will bring these qualities to the work they do on behalf of Justice Breyer.”
Ms. Choy is a litigator whose practice focuses on white collar criminal defense and investigations, as well as complex civil litigation. Ms. Choy earned her J.D. from Yale Law School.
Ms. Mignouna is a litigator whose practice includes both trial and appellate matters. She maintains an active pro bono practice, including authoring an amicus brief in support of the ACLU. Ms. Mignouna earned her J.D. from Yale Law School.
Munger, Tolles & Olson opened its Washington, D.C. office in 2016 with three founding attorneys. Today, the office has 12 lawyers, more than half of whom are women and one-third of whom are racial or ethnic minorities.
Seventeen Munger, Tolles & Olson attorneys clerked on the U.S. Supreme Court and nearly 80 percent clerked in the federal judiciary.