Nefi D. Acosta is an attorney in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson who enjoys solving clients’ problems. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation and data privacy and security.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Acosta clerked for Judge Thelton E. Henderson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and was an extern for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Acosta earned his law degree from UC Irvine School of Law, where he completed more than 200 hours of pro bono work and served as a lead article editor of the UC Irvine Law Review. During law school, he interned for the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and Kia Motors America, Inc.
Mr. Acosta continues to give back to his community through maintaining an active pro bono practice and serving on the board of directors for the Legal Aid Society of Orange County and board of trustees for the Mexican American Bar Foundation.
Mr. Acosta is fluent in Spanish and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in both U.S. and European regulations (CIPP/US & CIPP/E).
UC Irvine School of Law (J.D., 2016); lead article editor, UC Irvine Law Review
Utah Valley University (B.S., magna cum laude, 2011)
Judge Thelton E. Henderson, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2016-2017