E. Martin Estrada is a Los Angeles-based partner with Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice is focused on trials, complex litigation, internal investigations, and appeals. He represents major corporations before both federal and state courts in a variety of areas, including antitrust, environmental regulation, securities, banking and competition law.
Mr. Estrada, a former federal prosecutor and supervisor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, is an experienced litigator who has tried over 20 federal criminal trials, argued a dozen appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals, and handled numerous legal and evidentiary hearings in federal and state courts.
He has received many awards and recognitions for his work, including being named California Lawyer Attorney of the Year in the area of criminal law, being named one of California’s Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 by the Daily Journal, being awarded the U.S. Department of Justice’s prestigious Director’s Award for Superior Performance, and receiving the Federal Bar Association’s Younger Federal Lawyer Award, awarded to the country’s top government attorneys.
Mr. Estrada is a member of MTO’s Practice Development Committee and its Fellows Program Committee, a program designed to increase diversity in the profession by aiding and instructing diverse law school candidates. He is also an active member of the legal and civic communities, currently serving as a member of the Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation (JNE) of the State Bar of California, the Board of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, the American Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association.
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