Topic Archives: MoFo Pro Bono

August 31, 2017MoFo Pro Bono

Doing Good in the Neighborhood

On August 12, San Francisco of counsel Corinne Quigley received an award for her pro bono legal services benefitting NeighborWorks, a nonprofit organization focused on providing affordable housing for communities across the United States. ...›

July 18, 2017MoFo Pro Bono

Alumnus Spotlight: Adam Heintz

MoFo alumni do great things. Alumnus Adam Heintz is no exception. In his recent interview in our MoForever alumni magazine, Adam discusses how his experience as a litigation associate prepared him for his role as director of pro bono services at Legal Services NYC. ...›

June 23, 2017MoFo Pro Bono

Know Your Rights: Title IX at XLV

Today marks the 45th anniversary of Title IX, and MoFo and our pro bono partner Legal Aid at Work’s Fair Play for Girls in Sports program have teamed up to publish a “Know Your Rights” brochure celebrating the occasion. ...›

June 16, 2017MoFo Pro Bono

Fighting for Fair Housing

On June 11, MoFo pro bono client Housing Works awarded the firm its Tom McGuiness Community Leadership Award. The award is presented each year to individuals or groups that fulfill Housing Works’ mission to create housing options for people with limited resources. ...›

June 14, 2017MoFo Pro Bono

Challenging the Trump Travel Ban at The Supreme Court

On June 12, MoFo filed an amicus brief on behalf of an interfaith group of 22 mostly national faith-based organizations urging the U.S. Supreme Court to deny the government’s request that the court issue an immediate stay of the federal court injunctions that have prevented President Donald Trump’s “travel ban” executive order from taking effect. ...›

May 2, 2017MoFo Pro Bono

MoFo Fells Unconstitutional Louisiana Abortion Law

In 2014, Washington, D.C. partner Demme Doufekias joined the Center for Reproductive Rights in filing a lawsuit to challenge a Louisiana statute that imposed a new rule on doctors in the state: a requirement that they have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of any location where they performed an abortion. The long battle ...›

April 21, 2017MoFo Pro Bono

MoFo Gives Voice to Religious Opposition to Travel Ban

This week, Morrison & Foerster represented nearly 50 faith-based organizations who filed amicus briefs in the United States Courts of Appeal in the Fourth and Ninth Circuits, in opposition to the Executive Order that prohibits refugees from around the world as well as citizens of six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. Both courts ...›