Topic Archives: MoFo Women

September 8, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

MoFo Women Spotlight: Ruti Smithline and Stacey Sprenkel

Editors’ Note: MoFo’s Women’s Strategy Committee (WSC) comprises both male and female partners and associates who strive to foster women attorneys’ development and professional success. In a recent program hosted by the WSC, San Francisco-based Securities Litigation, Enforcement + White Collar Defense (SLEW) associate Lauren Navarro interviewed New York-based partner and co-chair of the firm’s ...›

July 21, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Women of Influence: Five Things You Should Know About San Francisco Partner Jina Choi

Jina Choi, litigation partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Securities Litigation, Securities Enforcement, and Investigations + White Collar Defense Groups, is one of the many lawyers leading the way for MoFo. Jina represents public and pre-IPO companies, financial institutions, asset management firms, boards of directors, audit, and special committees and individuals in internal investigations, SEC and ...›

June 18, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Kudos to MoFo Partner Bonnie Lau on Being Named Chair of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Leadership. Action. Results. That is the mission of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD); a mission that Morrison & Foerster Partner Bonnie Lau is eager to sustain and advance in her newest position. Bonnie, who served as chair-elect last year, was officially named chair of LCLD’s Alumni Executive Council at the 2020 Virtual Leadership ...›

June 18, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

MoFo Proud: Susan Gault-Brown

MoFo is proud of our LGBTQ+ lawyers and the contributions that they make to the firm and our communities every month of the year, but Pride Month is an especially exciting time for the firm as we come together to celebrate LGBTQ+ history, culture, and politics. We recently asked Washington, D.C. finance partner Susan Gault-Brown ...›

June 10, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Women of Influence: Five Things You Should Know About Palo Alto Partner Colette Reiner Mayer

Colette Reiner Mayer, partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Patent Litigation Group, is one of the many lawyers leading the way for MoFo. Colette’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and arbitration, primarily high‑technology patent and trade secret litigation. She has litigated a wide range of technology‑related cases, from data storage and videoconferencing systems to data ...›

May 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Partner Spotlight: Jina Choi

Jina Choi is a partner in MoFo’s San Francisco office and is a member of the Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Defense Group. With her one-of-a-kind skillset, Jina represents public and pre-IPO companies, financial institutions, asset management firms, boards of directors, audit and special committees and individuals in internal investigations, SEC and other government investigations, ...›

May 5, 2020MoFo Women

Women of Influence: Five Things You Should Know About San Francisco Partner Christine Wong

Christine Wong, the San Francisco-based co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Defense Group, knows what makes investigators tick. For more than seven years during her pre-MoFo career, she worked as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York and the Northern District of California, learning how to—in her words—“ask ...›

April 29, 2020MoFo Women

MoFo Women Spotlight: Julie O’Neill and Beth Tunstall

Editors’ Note: MoFo’s Women’s Strategy Committee (WSC) comprises both male and female partners and associates who strive to foster women attorneys’ development and professional success. In a recent program hosted by the WSC, Boston-based finance associate Maria Strickland interviewed privacy partner Julie O’Neill and finance partner Beth Tunstall. In these excerpts, Julie and Beth discuss ...›

April 16, 2020MoFo Women

Women of Influence: Five Things You Should Know About San Francisco Partner Stacey Sprenkel

Stacey Sprenkel leads Morrison & Foerster’s Global Ethics and Compliance practice and is a member of the firm’s global anti-corruption team. Stacey regularly assists clients with global risk assessments, conducting anti-corruption and compliance focused due diligence in connection with acquisitions and other transactions, and provides day-to-day counseling on a broad range of compliance issues. Stacey ...›