Misty M. Sanford is a founding board member and Treasurer of For People of Color, Inc. (FPOC), and a partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. Her sophisticated and broad-based real estate and land use transactional practice involves all aspects of real estate, with an emphasis on purchase and sale, finance, portfolio investments, leasing and environmental issues.
Ms. Sanford is a strong believer in diversifying the legal profession. In addition to her work with FPOC, Ms. Sanford co-chairs the Munger Tolles Fellows Program, a unique one-year program which assists students of diverse backgrounds in applying for and succeeding in law school.
Actively engaged in community affairs, Ms. Sanford is a mayoral appointee to the City of Los Angeles Board of Recreation and Parks Commissioners and serves on the board of trustees of her alma mater Whittier College, one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country.
Ms. Sanford graduated from UCLA School of Law, where she completed the program in Public Interest Law and Policy, chaired the Public Interest Law Foundation and was a Hagman Land Use and Planning Scholar. Ms. Sanford joined Munger Tolles in 2005 after completing a term as a judicial extern for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Before attending law school, Ms. Sanford worked on urban environmental policy matters at Environmental Defense Fund.
Misty M. Sanford
Treasurer & Board Member
For People of Color, Inc.
10880 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90024
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