Topic Archives: MoFo Diversity

September 14, 2021MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

MoFo Achieves “Mansfield Certification Plus” Status for 2021

For over 40 years, MoFo has been committed to creating a culture that respects and celebrates differences, while providing an inclusive environment where everyone’s contributions are valued. That’s why we’re proud to announce the achievement of “Mansfield Certification Plus” status for 2021, making us one of 23 firms to receive the honor since the launch ...›

August 17, 2021MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Black Women in Big Law: How to Win a Seat at the Table

Recently, MoFo’s Diversity Strategy Committee hosted a candid conversation with three of our Black women partners. The panelists included Washington, D.C. Litigation partner Natalie Fleming Nolen, San Francisco Litigation partner Christin Hill, and Washington, D.C. Finance partner Crystal Kaldjob. New York Litigation senior associate Christina Ademola moderated the discussion. The women met with a number ...›

July 20, 2021MoFo Diversity

MoFo Gets an Introduction to the Research Foundation to Cure AIDS

As part of MoFo’s Pride Month celebration, the firm hosted a special presentation with key members of Research Foundation to Cure AIDS (RFTCA). While considered an introduction to the organization for many of the virtual presentation’s attendees, MoFo’s relationship with RFTCA goes back a number of years, with our shared mission to find a cure ...›

June 10, 2021MoFo Diversity

Comedian and Actor Ronny Chieng Pays a Virtual Visit to MoFo

As part of our month-long celebration of Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month, MoFo welcomed stand-up comedian—and law school graduate—Ronny Chieng for a virtual conversation about Asian identity, while tackling some of the issues facing the APA community with a bit of humor. Litigation partner in the New York office Haima Marlier, who is the ...›

June 8, 2021MoFo Diversity

DIVERSE IN PRACTICE: EMPLOYMENT + LABOR

MoFo’s Employment + Labor Group is a powerful combination of some of the world’s top counselors, litigators, and trial lawyers dedicated to their clients’ most important asset: their people. Located across the U.S., Europe, and Asia, MoFo’s Employment + Labor lawyers bring their deep understanding of the complexities of employment law to address their clients’ most ...›

June 8, 2021MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Employment + Labor Lawyers: Eric Tate

Eric Tate is a partner in MoFo’s San Francisco office and co-chair of the firm’s Employment + Labor Group. He represents technology and other companies in the biggest and most highly publicized trade secret and employee mobility cases across multiple industries. Eric also represents companies in whistleblower, wage and hour, and other employment litigation. In ...›

June 8, 2021MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Employment + Labor Lawyers: Jinny Hwang

Jinny Hwang is an associate in MoFo’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on advising and representing employers across a broad range of employment law issues, particularly as they relate to wage-and-hour class actions. Additionally, Jinny has guided clients on compliance with California Labor Code and defended against charges of discrimination brought by the U.S. ...›

June 8, 2021MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Employment + Labor Lawyers: Niles Pierson

Niles Pierson is an associate in MoFo’s Los Angeles office. His practice focuses on commercial and employment litigation and counseling. He has defended clients in individual, class, and administrative actions before state and federal courts and agencies, and he has advised clients on matters ranging from employment policies, practices, agreements, and notices to mergers and ...›