January 11, 2019MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama

Even in an arena filled with nearly 20,000 people, Michelle Obama has the power to command the sort of presence that makes you feel like you’re having an intimate conversation. That is what members of the MoFo community and their guests experienced this December at the much-anticipated tour for Mrs. Obama’s book Becoming. ...›

January 4, 2019MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Women of Influence: Five Things You Should Know About D.C. Partner Susan Gault-Brown

Susan Gault-Brown, a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Washington, D.C. office, is a member of the Financial Services Group, chairs the firm’s Investment Management Group, and co-chairs the firm’s Blockchain + Smart Contracts Group. Her practice is focused on advising leading companies in the investment management, FinTech, and financial services sectors. She regularly provides advice ...›

December 11, 2018MoFo Community, MoFo Pro Bono

Steve Kaufmann is Honored by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law as a “Best New Board Member”

Morrison & Foerster’s Steve Kaufmann, a financial services litigation partner based in Washington, D.C., was recently honored by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law as a “Best New Board Member.” Mr. Kaufmann and his co-recipient, the Honorable Shira Scheindlin, were presented with this prestigious award during the committee’s 2018 Annual Awards Reception in New York on December 5. ...›

MoFo Hosts Private Screening of Boy Erased

Morrison & Foerster recently hosted a screening of Boy Erased, a coming-of-age film set in Arkansas that tells the story of a small-town pastor’s courageous son, who is pressured to undergo “conversion therapy,” also known as “reparative” or “ex-gay” therapy, which has been described by The Atlantic as “controversial mental health practices intended to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.” ...›