Jacob S. Kreilkamp is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. He has practiced law with the firm since 2006. He is also a director of the ACLU Foundation of Southern California and the Somes Pond Center. Mr. Kreilkamp’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and civil rights pro bono litigation.
Mr. Kreilkamp received his undergraduate degree magna cum laudein English and American Literature from Harvard College in 1995. He then became the coordinator and acting director of PEN American Center’s Freedom-to-Write Program, which advocates on behalf of imprisoned and harassed writers and journalists worldwide.
After receiving his J.D. magna cum laude from New York University School of Law, Mr. Kreilkamp clerked for Judge Kimba M. Wood of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York and for Judge Raymond C. Fisher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Kreilkamp is admitted to the bar in New York and California.
Key Representations :
- Bank of America and other banks in numerous mortgage-backed securities cases in federal and state courts across the country, including defense of novel claims against RMBS trustees and servicers.
- An estate venture partner, in the defense of a dispute over the ownership and value of specific intellectual property rights. The matter was tried over a two-week period.
- Verizon, in a variety of matters related to telecommunications law, including a lawsuit relating to “traffic pumping,” a form of telecommunications arbitrage that costs the industry and its customers billions of dollars.
- Conducted internal investigations of gaming and aerospace companies.
- New York University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2003)
- Order of the Coif; Butler Graduation Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Professional Activities and Character; Lipper Graduation Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Field of International Law
- Harvard College (A.B., magna cum laude, 1995)
- New York
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