Thomas Murtland

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Thomas Murtland

Associate Attorney

As a civil litigator, Thomas Murtland’s practice has included cases involving childhood sexual abuse, compassionate release, a death penalty appeal, and complex civil litigation. After graduating, Thomas also participated in Sidley Austin’s Pro Bono Fellowship, working with the ACLU of Southern California on litigation relating to immigrants’ rights. He now dedicates his practice to representing survivors of childhood sexual abuse and assisting them in recovering financially.

Prior to law school, Thomas attained a bachelor’s degree in general studies and worked as a community youth worker in Canada. In 2022, Thomas earned his law degree from Loyola Law School, graduating magna cum laude and Order of the Coif and being recognized as a Sayre MacNeil Scholar.

While attending law school, Thomas was editor-in-chief of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review and co-vice chair of Loyola OUTLaw. Additionally, Thomas won the Otto Kaus Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship, the George F. Elmendorf Memorial Award, and the CEB Award for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing. In his final year of law school, Thomas interned with Lambda Legal, working with the Youth in Out-of-Home Care Project. He also served as a judicial extern to The Honorable Robert N. Kwan in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.