Pro Bono

Munger Tolles Secures Settlement Ending Immigration Arrests by Private Contractors in California

Munger, Tolles & Olson alongside the ACLU Foundation of Northern California and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus reached a settlement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement that ends the agency’s alleged practice of contracting with private companies to make immigration arrests at California prisons and jails.

Munger Tolles Secures Pro Bono Appellate Victory Expanding Press Access to Juvenile Records

Munger Tolles secured a California Court of Appeal victory on behalf of an investigative reporter with the UC Berkeley Investigative Reporting program, solidifying the press’ access to juvenile records when investigating tragedies in the juvenile dependency system.

Munger, Tolles & Olson Partner Martin Estrada and Students Secure Appellate Victory for Asylum Seeker

Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Martin Estrada and a group of law students secured a pro bono, immigration victory before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on behalf of a Cuban dissident seeking asylum following persecution by the Cuban Government.

Munger Tolles & Olson LLP Secures Judgment on Behalf of Student in Disability Lawsuit

Munger Tolles, alongside the Disability Rights Legal Center (“DRLC”), has secured a $400,000 judgment on behalf of a former student of Western University of Health Sciences, who alleged the university failed to properly accommodate her learning disabilities.

Activities

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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