Topic Archives: MoFo Community

May 7, 2019MoFo Community

MoFo Celebrates National Volunteer Month with a Community Service Day

In celebration of National Volunteer Month and Earth Day, Morrison & Foerster partnered with the San Francisco Parks and Recreation Department for a community service day at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. On Saturday, April 27, 2019, nearly 50 attendees—including MoFo lawyers, staff, and clients—worked together on a beautification project at the ...›

January 24, 2019MoFo Community, MoFo Pro Bono, MoFo Women

MoFo Women Alumnae on the Move

Jana Gold and Leecia Welch may have moved on from MoFo, but they haven’t forgotten the valuable learning experiences they had while they practiced here. In the winter 2019 edition of MoForever, both women discuss how their experiences and the support they received at MoFo advanced their careers. ...›

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.” ...›

October 30, 2018MoFo Community, MoFo Pro Bono

MoFo Honors Adam Hunt With the 2018 Kathi Pugh Award for His Tireless Pro Bono Contributions

Advocating for clients on some of the most difficult and long-lasting pro bono cases, while also taking the time to mentor more junior lawyers on important pro bono matters, is what makes New York Litigation associate Adam Hunt a true pro bono superstar. Since joining the firm in 2009, Adam has clocked thousands of hours of his time in pro bono matters — all in the spirit of making a positive difference in the lives of his clients. ...›