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Michael O'Sullivan

Michael O'Sullivan

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Monday, May 22, 2017

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Michael O’Sullivan is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. He focuses his practice on advising companies and their boards of directors on corporate transactions, governance matters and significant disputes. O’Sullivan is also currently working on a multi-disciplinary team defending mortgage originators and servicers in litigation arising from mortgage securitizations.

O’Sullivan graduated with Honors in American History from the University of Pennsylvania. His Honors thesis examined the origins of the Bank of North America, the New World’s first commercial bank. He then graduated first in his class from USC Gould School of Law, served on the Southern California Law Review and taught legal writing.


U.S. News & World Report
August 14, 2017
Re: Andrew T. Guzman

Dean Andrew Guzman was mentioned for joining deans of other law schools in a statement to the American Bar Association asserting that the GRE serves as a valid and reliable alternative assessment to the LSAT.


Daniel Klerman
June, 2017

“Economics of Legal History.” In The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Vol. 3: Public Law and Legal Institutions, edited by Francesco Parisi. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Edward McCaffery
June, 2017

“Taxing Wealth Seriously.” Tax Law Review 70 (2017): 305.

Edward Kleinbard
June, 2017

“Reinventing Business Taxation: The Dual Business Enterprise Income Tax,” posted to SSRN.