FRED A. ROWLEY, Jr. is a litigation partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, where he focuses on appeals and complex litigation. He has represented clients at all stages of trial, and in appeals before the federal Courts of Appeals, state appellate courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Rowley first joined the firm’s San Francisco Office in 1999 and, following four years of government service, rejoined the firm in May 2006. Since returning, he has handled appeals in a wide range of areas, including patent law, the First Amendment, federalism and foreign affairs, federal antitrust and RICO, state unfair competition law, class action law, labor law, and privilege issues. In his appellate practice, Mr. Rowley has represented a diverse group of clients, from major corporations to nonprofit organizations.
In addition to his work with legal organizations, Mr. Rowley is a member of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and the Pacific Council on International Policy, and a past fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. He also serves on the boards of directors of Foothill Family services, a non-profit that provides counseling and educational services to needy families in the Los Angeles area, and the Center for Asian Americans United for Self-Empowerment, a non-profit that promotes Asian-Americans in politics.