Topic Archives: MoFo Diversity

July 26, 2019MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Diverse IP Litigators: Chanwoo Park

Chanwoo Park is an associate in MoFo’s New York office. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, including patent, trade secret, and copyright disputes in federal courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). He has represented clients in intellectual property matters involving a broad range of technologies, including semiconductors, consumer electronics, software as ...›

July 26, 2019MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Diverse IP Litigators: Mary Prendergast

Mary Prendergast is an associate in MoFo’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on intellectual property and commercial litigation, representing clients in the medical devices, pharmaceuticals, electronics, software, semiconductors, and telecommunications sectors. She has extensive experience overseeing the day-to-day strategy and management of complex litigation from pre-suit investigation through trial and appeal. Are you an ...›

July 25, 2019MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Diverse IP Litigators: Richard Hung

Richard Hung is co-chair of the firm’s IP Litigation Group and the cross-disciplinary Intellectual Property Group. He leads complex technology matters for clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts, including both high-stakes patent litigation and litigation against non-practicing patent holders. We recently spoke to him about his experience as a diverse attorney. Are ...›

July 15, 2019MoFo Diversity

Diverse Partner Spotlight: John Smith

John Smith is co-head of Morrison & Foerster’s National Security practice, and a member of the Global Risk + Crisis Management Group and Investigations + White Collar Defense Group. Prior to joining the firm in July 2018, John served as Director of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), where he played ...›

July 11, 2019MoFo Diversity

MoFo Shows That Pride is Universal

Although New York was the city chosen to host the 5th annual WorldPride celebration, MoFo offices all around the world showed that Pride is truly universal. This year’s WorldPride coincided with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, considered to be one of the most significant events in the battle for gay liberation and LGBTQ+ ...›

June 27, 2019MoFo Diversity

MoFo Proud: Brian Bates

With over 30 years of experience, London partner Brian Bates is known as the go-to practitioner when it comes to issuer-side cross-border placement representation. His practice focuses on representing clients in a range of financial transactions, from private debt and equity placements to high yield offerings, bank finance products, and mezzanine and leveraged buyout financings. Brian recently spoke to us about his experience as a diverse lawyer and what Pride Month means to him. ...›

June 26, 2019MoFo Diversity

MoFo Hosts a Conversation with Stonewall Inn’s Stacy Lentz

In celebration of Pride Month, MoFo hosted an illuminating presentation by long-time LGBTQ+ rights activist and co-owner of the historic Stonewall Inn Stacy Lentz. On June 12, 2019, attendees in the firm’s New York office — and those watching via live-stream across the firm’s U.S. offices — listened in as Stacy spoke about the history ...›

June 25, 2019MoFo Diversity

MoFo Proud: Sue Borschel

Northern Virginia of counsel Sue Borschel has over 20 years of legal, operations, and comptroller experience working with private and military matrix organizations. She recently spoke to us about her experience as a diverse lawyer and what Pride Month means to her. ...›

June 20, 2019MoFo Diversity

MoFo Proud: John Smith

John Smith is co-head of Morrison & Foerster’s National Security practice, and a member of the Global Risk + Crisis Management Group and Investigations + White Collar Defense Group. Prior to joining the firm in July 2018, John served as Director of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), where he played a central role in developing, implementing, and enforcing U.S. government sanctions requirements. ...›

June 19, 2019MoFo Diversity

MoFo San Francisco Hosts Out Leadership’s Board Fit Workshop

On June 6, 2019, MoFo’s San Francisco office welcomed over 30 legal professionals and corporate senior leaders to Out Leadership’s Board Fit Workshop. Since 2014, MoFo has been a member of Out Leadership, a global LGBTQ+ business network dedicated to helping leaders and organizations realize economic growth and talent dividends derived from inclusive business. This ...›