Skylar Brooks Grove

Skylar Brooks Grove

Skylar Brooks Grove is a litigator in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Ms. Grove’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, and she represents clients in a range of industries, including technology, financial services, energy, and education. Ms. Grove has written and argued motions, taken and defended depositions, represented clients at trial, and negotiated settlements.

Ms. Grove also has an active pro bono practice. In 2019, she represented an individual plaintiff in a lawsuit alleging excessive force by a law enforcement officer, in which she secured a complete denial of the defendants’ motion for summary judgment and served as co-lead counsel in the ensuing federal jury trial. Ms. Grove plays a leadership role in MTO’s Police Reform Initiative, which is an effort to enforce California’s public disclosure laws for law enforcement.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Grove clerked for Judge Kimberly J. Mueller in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. Ms. Grove received her J.D. from Stanford Law School and graduated cum laude from Yale University with a B.A. in political science. During law school, she externed for Judge Lucy H. Koh in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

 

Experience

Key Representations

  • Airbnb in a lawsuit brought by a real estate investment trust company alleging that Airbnb interfered with its lease agreements and aided and abetted trespass.
  • A major financial services institution in various matters, including alleged whistleblower class actions under the Dodd-Frank Act, and a putative collective and class action asserting the misclassification of sales representatives.
  • AmeriGas Propane in a putative consumer class action related to customer pricing.
  • A senior executive in connection with government investigations and multidistrict securities litigation.