February 2, 2023

Munger, Tolles & Olson Completes Investigation into Longtime UC Berkeley Swimming and Diving Head Coach

Munger, Tolles & Olson has completed its investigation into alleged verbal abuse and discrimination toward student-athletes by longtime UC Berkeley women’s swimming and diving head coach Teri McKeever. 

The publicly disclosed report concluded that Coach McKeever violated the university’s policies against discrimination and bullying. Read Cal Athletics’ statement.

The MTO team included Co-Managing Partner Hailyn Chen and partners Lauren Bell and Faye Paul Teller

Ms. Chen has been recognized as a Top Woman Lawyer in California by the Daily Journal and frequently represents higher education institutions in a range of litigation matters and investigations. 

Ms. Bell is an experienced trial lawyer and former federal prosecutor who focuses on internal investigations and government enforcement actions in addition to complex civil litigation. 

Ms. Teller is a seasoned trial lawyer and focuses her practice on high stakes internal and government investigations and litigation across a broad array of industries including higher education. 

About Munger, Tolles & Olson’s Investigations Practice 
Munger, Tolles & Olson is a trusted advisor to leading companies as well as educational institutions in investigating allegations of inappropriate campus conduct by faculty or students. We have one of the most significant internal investigations practices in the world, and offer a unique combination of investigatory skill, crisis management and the ability to coordinate with investigations by local authorities as needed, as well as assist in media and publicity management.

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