Topic Archives: MoFo Women

October 29, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month + The Power of Mentorship

Editors’ Note: As part of MoFo’s celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, San Francisco-based litigation partner and Women’s Strategy Committee co-chair Stacey Sprenkel interviewed her mentee, San Francisco-based Investigations + White Collar Criminal Defense associate Lauren Navarro. As a Latinx attorney at the firm, Lauren spoke with Stacey about her experiences in the legal industry, her ...›

October 27, 2020MoFo Pro Bono, MoFo Women

Kudos to Linda Arnsbarger for Winning the ABA Business Law Section’s 2020 National Public Service Award

The tireless benefactor of 3,300 hours of pro bono legal work to Morrison & Foerster’s nonprofit and social enterprise clients, Washington, D.C.-based Linda Arnsbarger is the winner of the ABA Business Law Section’s 2020 National Public Service Award. The Honorable Elizabeth Stong, Co-Chair of the Business Law Section Pro Bono Committee, presented the award to ...›

October 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Diverse in Practice: Privacy + Data Security

MoFo’s Privacy + Data Security Group is highly regarded for its multidisciplinary approach to providing some of the world’s largest and best-known global enterprises and smaller organizations with actionable, practical advice. With over 100 countries which have enacted their own data protection laws, the firm has ensured that we are strategically positioned to meet clients ...›

October 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Meet MoFo’s Privacy + Data Security Lawyers: Whitney Lee

Whitney Lee is a litigation associate in MoFo’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on advising clients on sensitive matters relating to national security, risk, and crisis management, including matters that involve multijurisdictional investigations, congressional oversight, privacy, data security, and significant media attention. Prior to joining MoFo, Whitney practiced as an associate in the Cybersecurity ...›

October 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Meet MoFo’s Privacy + Data Security Lawyers: Chris Lyon

Chris Lyon is a partner in MoFo’s Palo Alto office. Her practice focuses on helping companies develop privacy and data protection strategies for their products and services, including some of the most cutting-edge technology offerings and developments. Chris advises some of the top Silicon Valley-based companies on how to best leverage their data while also ...›

October 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Meet MoFo’s Privacy + Data Security Lawyers: Mercedes Samavi

Mercedes Samavi is an associate in MoFo’s London office. As a member of both the Technology Transactions Group and the Global Privacy Group, she focuses on advising domestic and international clients on matters related to B2B and B2C data protection issues, e-privacy and direct marketing strategies, contract law, intellectual property, outsourcing, and public procurements. Her ...›

October 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Meet MoFo’s Privacy + Data Security Lawyers: Nancy Thomas

Nancy Thomas is litigation partner in MoFo’s Los Angeles office. Her practice focuses on consumer class actions and regulatory enforcement, representing clients in high-stakes litigation matters in addition to arbitration and administrative proceedings. She has extensive experience representing clients on a variety of complex matters, including data breach investigations and class actions, as well as ...›

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 ...›