Rohit Singla is a litigation partner in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. Mr. Singla joined the firm in 2000 and was elected to the partnership at the end of 2004. Mr. Singla’s practice focuses on complex business litigation, with an emphasis on antitrust and intellectual property issues in high-technology sectors. Mr. Singla has represented clients in the pharmaceutical, software, medical device, and internet publishing industries in antitrust and intellectual property cases.
Mr. Singla has an active pro bono practice that has included a labor arbitration on behalf of an alternative high school in Oakland, a series of immigration appeals on behalf of an innocent target of post-9/11 antiterrorism investigations, a Ninth Circuit appeal in a prisoner civil rights case, and asylum cases involving transgender issues. Mr. Singla served as chair of the firm’s pro bono committee.
Mr. Singla received his law degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1998. After clerking for Judge Alfred T. Goodwin of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena, Mr. Singla spent a year as a research fellow at Stanford Law School’s Law, Science & Technology Program. Prior to law school, Mr. Singla spent two years with McKinsey & Company’s Knowledge Management group in New York. Mr. Singla received a B. S. with honors in Computer Science and an M. A. in International Policy Studies from Stanford University, where he was awarded a teaching fellowship in the Computer Science department.