For the fourth consecutive year, Munger, Tolles & Olson was named a California Powerhouse by Law360. As one of five firms that have “packed a punch over the past year”, the firm was recognized for “guiding companies through some of the biggest disasters and tragedies to hit the globe.”
In its Aug. 5, 2021 profile, Law360 highlighted Munger, Tolles & Olson’s ability to simultaneously handle high-stakes litigation and crisis management. Law360 lauded victories for Tokyo Electric Power before the US Supreme Court; MGM Resorts International in civil litigation and subsequent mediation arising from the Oct. 1, 2017 mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas; and Plains All American Pipeline in a unanimous dismissal by the Ninth Circuit of claims arising out of the Refugio oil spill.
"We're known for taking on some of the most complex and high-profile legal cases in the country for big-ticket clients," co-managing partner Hailyn Chen said. Co-managing partner Malcolm Heinicke added, "one of the many things we bring is not only the great and rich experience of our senior lawyers, but because of our hiring standards and the people we attract, we have a very deep bench."
This recognition reflects the core values that are key to the firm's success, along with the creative initiatives and programs that have set the standard for the legal industry.
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