Topic Archives: MoFo Diversity

November 17, 2021MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Faces of MoFo: Astrid Menendez-Muharram

Editors’ Note: As part of our ongoing Faces of MoFo series, we interviewed Astrid Menendez-Muharram, an associate in the firm’s Corporate Practice.  When did you first realize that you wanted to practice law? While originally intending to pursue a career in the finance/corporate industry, I realized that the market was oversaturated at the time and ...›

October 13, 2021MoFo Diversity

Partner Spotlight: Arturo González

Arturo González is one of the nation’s top trial lawyers and chair of our Commercial Litigation & Trial Practice Group. One federal judge said his “trial advocacy skills were superior,” while a federal magistrate described his trial skills as “phenomenal.” He is sought after by America’s largest companies, in part because of his ability to ...›

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 ...›