May 26, 2021

Munger, Tolles & Olson Once Again Receives Top Rankings and Gains Significant Ground in Chambers 2021 Guide

Munger, Tolles & Olson earned 55 rankings in Chambers USA and Chambers Global 2021. The prestigious annual rankings from Chambers and Partners have been published since 1990, and the assessments are based on in-depth research, including one-on-one client interviews.

Building on the success of prior years, we received 40 individual rankings. This is a 53% increase over the 26 attorney rankings Munger, Tolles & Olson earned in 2020.

The firm also received 15 department rankings, including the newly nationally-ranked Corporate Crime & Investigations group (Highly Regarded – USA). The firm’s Appellate practice was recognized in the Nationwide category with a new ranking and its Southern California Real Estate practice increased its standing. The firm obtained Band 1 rankings in California in the following litigation categories: General Commercial; Media & Entertainment; Securities; and White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations. 

Below are Munger, Tolles & Olson’s full 2021 rankings.


Appellate Law

Corporate Crime & Investigations: Highly Regarded

Securities Litigation




Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation

Labor & Employment

Litigation: Appellate

Litigation: General Commercial: The Elite

Litigation: Securities

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Media & Entertainment: Litigation

California: Southern

Real Estate


California: Los Angeles & Surrounds

Corporate/M&A: The Elite


Ronald Olson Litigation: General Commercial (California); Media & Entertainment: Litigation (California)

Robert Denham – Corporate/M&A (California: Los Angeles & Surrounds)

Cary Lerman – Insurance: Policyholder (California)

Gregory Stone – Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation (California)

Brad Brian – Trial Lawyers – USA (Global); Litigation: Trial Lawyers (Nationwide); Litigation: General Commercial (California); Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (California)

Bradley Phillips – Antitrust (California)

John Spiegel – Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (California); Litigation: General Commercial (California); Litigation: Securities (California)

Don Verrilli – Appellate Law (Nationwide)

Terry Sanchez – Labor & Employment (California)

Glenn Pomerantz – Antitrust (California); Media & Entertainment: Litigation (California)

Thomas Walper – Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide; California)

Henry Weissmann – Energy: State Regulatory and Litigation (California)

Jerome Roth – Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (California)

Kelly Klaus – Media & Entertainment: Litigation (California)

David Goldman – Tax (California: Southern)

Malcolm Heinicke Labor & Employment (California)

Rohit Singla Antitrust (California)

Katherine Forster  Labor & Employment (California)

Seth Goldman Bankruptcy/Restructuring (California)

Misty Sanford – Real Estate (California: Southern)

Benjamin Horwich – Appellate Law (Nationwide); Litigation: Appellate (California)

Martin Estrada – Litigation: General Commercial (California)

Elaine Goldenberg Appellate Law (Nationwide)

Ginger Anders Appellate Law (Nationwide)

Karen Lorang – Real Estate (California: Southern)

Theresa Reed Dippo – Energy: State Regulatory and Litigation (California)

Information about Chambers USA and Munger, Tolles & Olson’s complete profile with rankings is available here.