Celia R. Choy is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Munger, Tolles & Olson, where her practice focuses on white collar criminal defense and investigations, as well as complex civil litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Choy clerked for Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Ms. Choy previously practiced white collar defense, civil litigation and international arbitration at a large law firm in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Choy earned her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she served as projects editor of the Yale Law Journal, participated in the Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic and the Yale Law School Center for Global Legal Challenges, and was awarded the Jerome Sayles Hess Prize for International Law. She graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a B.A. in philosophy.
Before attending law school, Ms. Choy was a Yale-China Teaching Fellow at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China, where she taught American culture, history and government to undergraduate and graduate students.
Yale Law School (J.D., 2012) projects editor, Yale Law Journal; Jerome Sayles Hess Prize for International Law
Yale University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2007) Phi Beta Kappa; George A. Schrader, Jr. Prize for Excellence in the Humanities; executive editor, Yale Philosophy Review