January 27, 2020

George Fatheree Named Top Minority Attorney

Munger, Tolles & Olson real estate lawyer George C. Fatheree, III was named “Top Minority Attorney” by the Los Angeles Business Journal in a report published on Jan. 27, 2020.

Mr. Fatheree was recognized for representing the J. Paul Getty Trust in acquiring the photographic archive of Ebony and Jet magazines at auction. The publication also cited his representation of the LA Clippers in multiple engagements, including negotiating a stadium agreement for the Clippers development league team, as well as his representation of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in its development of a performing arts center.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Fatheree is active in associations focused on diversity in the law. He serves on the boards of the John M. Langston Bar Association, Los Angeles County’s bar association for African-American lawyers, and the Real Estate Executive Council, a professional trade association to promote the interests of minority executives in the commercial real estate industry, Bet Tzedek, a public interest law firm, and Loyola Law School.