Jennifer Bryant is a litigation partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.
Her practice focuses on high-stakes complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on legal challenges faced by the entertainment and technology industries, including trade secret, copyright, First Amendment and privacy issues.
Ms. Bryant has experience litigating cases at all stages, from providing pre-suit counseling to writing dispositive motions, and from taking and defending depositions to examining witnesses at trial. This year she was selected for the California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) award by the Daily Journal and named in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Women of Influence.” In 2022, she was recognized as one of the 500 leading litigators in America. Ms. Bryant was also named one of The LGBT Bar’s “Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40” in 2021.
In 2019, Ms. Bryant completed a fellowship with the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, where she prosecuted multiple misdemeanor jury trials to verdict. She also maintains an active pro bono practice. With co-counsel at Lambda Legal, she represented a transgender veteran in obtaining a permanent injunction barring a local barbershop that had denied service from engaging in further discrimination based on sex. Ms. Bryant also serves as the co-chair of the firm’s LGBTQ Initiative.
Prior to joining Munger Tolles, Ms. Bryant served as a law clerk for Chief Judge George H. King of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Before entering law school, Ms. Bryant was an adjunct writing instructor at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon and wrote for Flagpole Magazine in Athens, Georgia.
Ms. Bryant received her law degree from the USC Gould School of Law, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as senior editor of the Southern California Law Review. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in English, magna cum laude, and earned her master’s in English at Indiana University.