Once again, Munger, Tolles & Olson name partner Ronald L. Olson and Chair of the Firm Brad D. Brian were named among the Daily Journal’s Top 100 Lawyers in California on Sept. 16, 2020.
In the profile, Mr. Olson was recognized for his representation of influential companies and high-profile individuals, which include Berkshire Hathaway, Intel, Leslie Moonves and the founders of Alphabet through their most delicate and significant corporate and litigation matters. In the article, Mr. Olson reiterated the firm’s commitment to excellence and its role in supporting individual companies in addressing and preparing for legal challenges during the ongoing pandemic. He also shared that the quest for racial justice has occupied his time this year. While he is proud of his work on the board of Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and his work with the Inner City Law Center, he believes there is still much work to be done in the fight for racial equality and justice.
The Daily Journal showcased Mr. Brian’s leadership representing clients in their most high-profile matters. The publication noted in particular his representation of MGM Resorts in all litigation arising out of the Oct. 1, 2017 mass shooting at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, as well as PG&E in connection with the investigation by the California Attorney General and the Butte County District Attorney of the 2018 Camp Fire that destroyed the town of Paradise, California. Mr. Brian notes that while many of his cases such as these are complex, he is ever-aware of the human impact these matters have and is proud to have achieved fair results for both the companies and victims.
Ronald L. Olson is a name partner of Munger, Tolles & Olson whose practice involves a combination of litigation and corporate counseling. Mr. Olson has been named a Top 100 attorney since the award’s inaugural year in 1999.
Brad D. Brian is chair of Munger, Tolles & Olson and a nationally renowned trial lawyer of complex and civil litigation matters. Mr. Brian has been named a Top 100 attorney since the award’s inaugural year in 1999.