Pro Bono

Munger, Tolles & Olson’s Rohit Singla and Max Rosen Recognized as 2024 Pro Bono Awardees at LCCRSF’s 37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards

Munger, Tolles & Olson is proud to share that Rohit Singla and J. Max Rosen were recently honored as 2024 Pro Bono Awardees at the 37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards hosted by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCRSF) in San Francisco.

Munger, Tolles & Olson Team Overturns the Conviction of C.J. Rice After He Spent Nearly 12 Years in Prison

Munger, Tolles & Olson, along with co-counsel Karl Schwartz of Wiseman & Schwartz and the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, have successfully overturned the conviction of C.J. Rice—a Philadelphia man who was wrongfully convicted of attempted murder in 2013 after his Sixth Amendment right to effective assistance of counsel was violated.

Munger, Tolles & Olson Continues to Fight Racism in California Prisons After Judge Rules Illegal Discrimination Lawsuit Can Proceed

Munger, Tolles & Olson’s fight against racism and national origin discrimination will proceed following a California Superior Court judge’s ruling denying the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)’s attempt to dismiss a lawsuit challenging immigration-enforcement practices that unlawfully discriminate against hundreds of people in custody each year.

Munger, Tolles & Olson Files Civil Rights Lawsuit on Behalf of Young Adults in Foster Care Against State and County Agencies and Officials for Failure to Provide Stable Housing and Adequate Support Services

Munger, Tolles & Olson has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the California Department of Social Services, Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Health Care Services, Los Angeles County, the County Department of Children and Family Services, and the County Department of Mental Health on behalf of six young adults in foster care who have been deprived of legally guaranteed housing and mental health care.

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Contributing to the community through pro bono work and other forms of volunteerism is a core tenet of the culture at Munger, Tolles & Olson. The firm was one of the charter signatories to the American Bar Association’s pro bono challenge and consistently devotes more than three percent of all attorney time to delivering needed pro bono legal assistance. We are proud to be one of the select group of firms to have received the ABA’s coveted Pro Bono Publico Award.

Munger Tolles encourages its attorneys to choose pro bono matters that they care about deeply. The American Lawyer described it as “the Munger, Tolles & Olson way … a sense of ownership that extends from patriarch Ronald Olson all the way down to the first-year associates.”

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