Topic Archives: MoFo Community

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. ...›

February 1, 2018MoFo Community

Alumnus Spotlight: Jason Hall

Working at MoFo can have a lasting impact on your career. In his recent interview in our MoForever alumni magazine, alumnus Jason Hall talks about his career at Renesas, his time at MoFo, and the value of the MoFo alumni network. ...›

October 31, 2017MoFo Community

Party at the Pumpkin Patch

How does MoFo get into the Halloween spirit? More than 250 MoFo lawyers, clients, and their families gathered at the Lemos Farm in Half Moon Bay, California on October 21 for a day of Halloween-themed fun. ...›

May 17, 2017MoFo Community

Defending the Constitution and Human Rights in the Netherlands

Berlin senior of counsel Lokke Moerel was one of five constitutional law experts tapped to review the constitutionality of the Netherlands’ major political parties’ election platforms ahead of its closely-watched general election on March 15. Overall, 28 parties participated in the 2017 election to elect all 150 members of the House of Representatives, the Netherlands’ ...›

May 14, 2017MoFo Community

Rebuilding Together

Eight MoFo lawyers and staff joined Rebuilding Together San Francisco for an afternoon of community service on April 29. The volunteers helped renovate the Precita Eyes Muralist Association, a San Francisco organization that educates communities locally and internationally about the process and the history of public community mural arts. The Precita Eyes Muralist Association is ...›

February 9, 2017MoFo Community

Alumna Spotlight: Judge Lashann Dearcy Hall

It has been over a year since MoFo alumna LaShann DeArcy Hall was confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. In a recent interview with MoForever, LaShann reflected on her time since leaving MoFo and looks to the year ahead. “This year has been a whirlwind,” says LaShann. “I ...›