Topic Archives: MoFo Women

March 26, 2021MoFo Women

Women’s History Month: Leonora Shalet

Leonora Shalet is a Corporate partner in MoFo’s New York office. Her practice focuses on advising clients on fund formation, structuring, and ongoing operational needs, including general securities law matters, and regulatory and compliance issues. She has over a decade of international experience in investment management matters, specifically related to private credit or private equity ...›

March 24, 2021MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

MoFo Women’s Spotlight: Deanne Maynard, Lisa Phelan, and Jina Choi on Going from the U.S. Government to Big Law

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. During a recent program hosted by the WSC, Washington, D.C.-based litigation associate Vanshika Vij spoke with three MoFo women partners who held leadership positions in the U.S. Government prior to ...›

March 19, 2021MoFo Women

Celebrating the Powerful Women Leading the Way for MoFo

Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate the many economic, political, and social achievements of women. Each year, a theme is chosen to highlight and celebrate the contributions of women. This year’s theme, “Valiant Women and the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced” recognizes the battle for women’s suffrage and is a continuation of 2020’s ...›

March 19, 2021MoFo Women

Women’s History Month: Theresa Foudy

Theresa Foudy is a Litigation partner in MoFo’s New York office. Her practice focuses on representing Chapter 11 debtors, creditors’ committees, indenture trustees, secured and unsecured creditors, private equity sponsors, independent directors, and distressed investors through all stages of bankruptcy litigation. She has worked on many of the United States’ largest and most complex bankruptcy ...›

March 19, 2021MoFo Women

Women’s History Month: Crystal Kaldjob

Crystal Kaldjob is co-chair of MoFo’s FinTech practice and a Financial Services partner in the Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on advising financial services clients on a wide range of regulatory and transactional issues. This includes advising clients, ranging from merchants and fintech companies to banks and other financial institutions, on matters involving strategic ...›

March 19, 2021MoFo Women

Women’s History Month: Haimavathi Marlier

Haimavathi (Haima) Marlier, a former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Senior Trial Counsel, is partner in MoFo’s Securities Litigation, Securities Enforcement, and Investigations + White Collar Defense groups. Her practice focuses on representing public companies and financial services providers in internal and government investigations, SEC enforcement proceedings, securities class actions, and complex commercial litigation. ...›

March 19, 2021MoFo Women

Women’s History Month: Jackie Liu

Jackie Liu is a corporate and transactional partner in MoFo’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on corporate counseling of public companies, mergers and acquisitions, and the China practice. Jackie is outside general counsel to a number of public companies with whom she has worked with for over 20 years and counsels clients on disclosure ...›

March 19, 2021MoFo Women

Women’s History Month: Angela Kerek

Angela Kerek is a Finance partner in MoFo’s Berlin office. Her practice focuses on advising clients in banking and finance law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and venture finance, and restructurings. Providing counsel on deals for SoundCloud, Renolit, Deutsche Börse, Funke, Pamplona, leading banks for HeidelbergCement, Nokia HERE and Schaeffler, Angela excels at strategically advising clients ...›

March 17, 2021MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Faces of MoFo: Jocelyn Greer

Editors’ Note: As part of our ongoing Faces of MoFo series, Jocelyn Greer, an associate in the firm’s Securities Litigation and Investigation + White Collar Defense Practices, discusses her career path and what led her to call MoFo home. When did you first realize that you wanted to practice law? I don’t have any people in ...›

MOFO ALUMNA SPOTLIGHT: JUDGE RITA F. LIN

The Honorable Rita F. Lin was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to serve as a Superior Court Judge for the County of San Francisco, State of California, in 2018. Judge Lin is currently assigned to the criminal courthouse, presiding over felony and misdemeanor criminal trials. Before that, for the last two years, she presided over ...›