June 8, 2021MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Employment + Labor Lawyers: Jinny Hwang

Jinny Hwang is an associate in MoFo’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on advising and representing employers across a broad range of employment law issues, particularly as they relate to wage-and-hour class actions. Additionally, Jinny has guided clients on compliance with California Labor Code and defended against charges of discrimination brought by the U.S. ...›

June 8, 2021MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Employment + Labor Lawyers: Niles Pierson

Niles Pierson is an associate in MoFo’s Los Angeles office. His practice focuses on commercial and employment litigation and counseling. He has defended clients in individual, class, and administrative actions before state and federal courts and agencies, and he has advised clients on matters ranging from employment policies, practices, agreements, and notices to mergers and ...›

June 8, 2021MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Employment + Labor Lawyers: Allyson Bach

Allyson Bach is a Litigation associate in MoFo’s Los Angeles office. Her practice focuses on defending clients in both commercial and labor and employment disputes. Prior to joining MoFo as a summer associate and then as a first-year associate, Allyson served as a judicial extern for the Honorable George H. Wu of the U.S. District ...›

May 28, 2021MoFo Diversity

ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH: MEET THE TECHNOLOGY TRANSACTIONS LAWYERS LEADING THE WAY FOR MOFO SAN FRANCISCO

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we asked members of MoFo’s Technology Transactions Group (TTG) from across our offices to share their thoughts on the month-long celebration, their advice for the next generation of law students, and why they feel diversity is crucial to providing innovative solutions for our clients. Established in 1883, MoFo’s San ...›

May 26, 2021MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Faces of MoFo: Rose Lee

Editors’ Note: As part of our ongoing Faces of MoFo series Rose Lee, an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice, discusses her Asian heritage and how it played a role in her career path, eventually leading her to call MoFo home. My grandmother was born in Japanese Taiwan in 1925. She wasn’t able to finish school ...›

May 24, 2021MoFo Pro Bono

Kudos to Bonnie Lau and the MoFo Pro Bono Team Seeking Justice Against Human Rights Abuses in Haiti

Hurricanes. Earthquakes. Civil unrest. Government corruption. Global pandemic. These are just some of the challenges MoFo’s pro bono team, led by partner Bonnie Lau, have had to face in our quest for justice for our Haitian clients, who have been violently persecuted for speaking out against human rights violations and challenging corruption and brutality by ...›

May 21, 2021MoFo Diversity

Diversity in Practice: Responding to the Rise in Anti-Asian Discrimination

As part of MoFo’s effort to commemorate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, our Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Natalie Kernisant welcomes California Assemblyman David Chiu and MoFo Litigation Partner Bonnie Lau to the podcast to take a hard look at the recent rise in anti-Asian discrimination and how misinformation, fear, and racist political rhetoric tied ...›

May 20, 2021MoFo Diversity

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Meet the Technology Transactions Lawyers Leading The Way For MoFo Boston & New York

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we asked members of MoFo’s Technology Transactions Group from across our offices to share their thoughts on the month-long celebration, their advice for the next generation of law students, and why they feel diversity is crucial to providing innovative solutions for our clients. Established in February 2019, our Boston ...›

Partner Spotlight: Janet Xiao 

Janet Xiao is a corporate partner in MoFo’s Palo Alto office. Her practice focuses on worldwide patent procurement, patent portfolio management, and strategic planning for life sciences companies. She is the head of firm’s China Life Sciences Group and is among the very few IP attorneys in the world equipped with solid skills in both ...›

March 29, 2021MoFo Diversity

Celebrating the Power of Women: Filmmaker Shola Lynch on Shirley Chisholm’s Unlikely Candidacy for President

As part of our celebration of Women’s History Month, MoFo hosted a special presentation with award-winning documentary filmmaker Shola Lynch. San Francisco Litigation Partner Christin Hill introduced Shola, who is best known for the feature documentary Free Angela and All Political Prisoners, a first-hand account of college professor turned FBI fugitive Angela Davis, and the Peabody ...›