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Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

  • Designation: Los Angeles
  • Head Count: 190
  • Gross Revenues: $266,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,400,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,910,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 5

Munger, Tolles & Olson is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Munger, Tolles & Olson has 190 attorneys and is the 210th largest firm in the United States.  With $266,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 118th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 118 5 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 219 8 Lawyer head count
The A-List 11 -10 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 61 -42 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 6 -2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 12 -7 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 39 24 Summer programs

In the News

September Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : September 01, 2015

Lifetime Achiever: Vilma Martinez, Munger Tolles & Olson

Susan Hansen : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

She built the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund into a potent force.

The American Lawyer's 2015 Lifetime Achievement Awards

: The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

Our 12th annual awards honor lawyers whose remarkable careers have shaped the legal profession.

2015 Lifetime Achievers, Law Firm Leaders Announced

Am Law Daily Staff : The Am Law Daily : August 19, 2015

The American Lawyer honors eight longtime lawyers with distinctive careers and a commitment to public service. Three others are recognized for extraordinary talents managing their firm.

Atlanta Lawyers at Jones Day Help Flowers' Bread Deal Rise

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 14, 2015

Atlanta lawyers at three firms, Jones Day, King & Spalding and Alston & Bird, advised clients on several major deals announced this week.

Deal Watch: Google Shakeup Has Its Lawyers Feeling Lucky

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 13, 2015

Google turns to its longtime M&A counsel at Cleary Gottlieb to create a new holding company for the search giant, plus a rundown of this week's other megadeals and the law firms scrambling to keep them on track.

Warren Buffett to Buy Precision Castparts in $37.2B Deal

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : August 11, 2015

The "Oracle of Omaha" is grabbing headlines again by spending big on a manufacturer of parts for the energy and aerospace industries.

Buffett Ties Keep Paying Off for Munger Tolles

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 10, 2015

Investors would love a crystal ball to tell them what companies will be next on Warren Buffett's M&A shopping list. But anyone can predict which law firm will be there when Berkshire Hathaway goes on the prowl.

How Sports Got Blitzed by the Plaintiffs Bar

Ross Todd : The Recorder : August 06, 2015

With deep pockets and peeved players, leagues are under pressure from a flurry of suits.

Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : August 01, 2015

Introducing the 2015 Women Leaders in Tech Law

The Recorder Staff : The Recorder : July 31, 2015

This year's list of 60 women includes 10 "power players" who are using their positions and achievements to advocate for women.

'Best Firms' Report Shows Top 50 Shops for Women

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : July 28, 2015

A select group of Am Law 200 firms are among those touted by Working Mother magazine and consulting firm Flex-Time Lawyers for their annual look at the 50 best firms for women, based on metrics like family-friendly policies and percentage of female partners.

Introducing the 2015 A-List

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Paul Hastings keeps its top spot in The American Lawyer's latest survey of the best of the best in Big Law.

The A-Team

Kim Kleman, editor-in-chief : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

The overall scores in our yearly A-List survey keep rising. But even among A-Listers, there's room to improve.

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

A-List 2015 Winners: Behind the Scores

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Who's Up, who's down, and how so many of the same A-List winners keep managing to come back for more.

SeaWorld Suspends Worker Accused of Posing as PETA Activist

: The Associated Press : July 17, 2015

SeaWorld suspended an employee accused of posing for years as an animal-rights activist and trying to incite violence among peaceful protesters, company officials said.

Deal Watch: Skadden Snags Big Beauty Deal as Conflict Claims Resurface Against Retired Partner

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 09, 2015

It was another big deal week for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, which took the lead on a $12.5 billion buy for beauty products behemoth Coty, as an insider trading case involving a 6-year-old transaction by the firm forced a partner to take early retirement.

Despite Dad's Protests, Mom Allowed to Travel to the Netherlands With Child

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 07, 2015

Also, the Walt Disney Co. has reached a settlement with an independent animator who claimed a trailer for the hit film "Frozen" copied her animated short.

Energy Future Holdings Poised to Hand Over Oncor to Bankruptcy Creditors

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : July 06, 2015

Since April 2014, Energy Future Holdings has been embroiled in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy suit in Delaware. In a recent surprise move, Energy Future Holdings attorneys announced in the bankruptcy court that they now have an agreement with multiple creditors to hand over Oncor.

Kraft Heinz Names General Counsel Of Combined Entity

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : July 01, 2015

The current general counsel of Kraft Foods will be leaving the company after its planned merger with H.J. Heinz Co. and her deputy GC will take over the legal functions of the combined entity, the companies said this week.

Kraft Heinz Co. Names GC of Combined Entity

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : July 01, 2015

The current general counsel of Kraft Foods will be leaving the company after its planned merger with H.J. Heinz Co., and her deputy GC will take over the legal functions of the combined entity, the companies said this week.

July Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : July 01, 2015

Disney Settles 'Frozen' Copyright Suit

Ross Todd : The Recorder : June 29, 2015

A Mill Valley animator claimed Disney stole the idea for a trailer from her short film "The Snowman."

Big Suits

Scott Flaherty, Scott Graham and Rebekah Mintzer : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

Apple v. Samsung; Eon Corp. v. AT&T Mobility; ASCAP v. Pandora; Chicago v. Purdue Pharma

Software Company Hit With Privacy Suits Over 'Supercookies'

Ross Todd : The Recorder : June 22, 2015

L.A. plaintiffs lawyer Brian Kabateck is the latest to sue Turn Inc. in the wake of allegations that it tracked the web activity of Verizon Wireless subscribers.

Ask a CCO: Simon Lorne of Millennium Management

Ryan McConnell : Corporate Counsel : June 18, 2015

The vice chairman and chief legal officer of Millennium Management discusses the relationship between legal and compliance and what board members should be asking GCs.

Deal Watch: Am Law 100 Firms Flock to Pharma, as Kirkland and Skadden Snag China Work

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 18, 2015

Nearly a dozen billion-dollar deals were announced over the past week, ranging from homebuilders and retail buys to the privatization of a U.S.-listed Chinese technology company. At the same time, Am Law 100 firms had to look no further than the active pharmaceutical arena to add a few notable M&A engagements to their transactional ledger.

LinkedIn Agrees to Pay $13 Million in Email-Blitzing Suit

Ross Todd : The Recorder : June 12, 2015

Plainitffs complained the professional networking site harvested email addresses from users and spammed their contacts with invitations.

Arnold & Porter, Others Make Best Firms for Families List

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : May 29, 2015

The Yale Law Women's survey also credits Cadwalader, Duane Morris, Hogan Lovells, Hunton & Williams, Kirkland & Ellis, Morrison & Foerster, Munger Tolles, Orrick and Wilmer.