April 14, 2020MoFo Pro Bono

MoFo Staff Spotlight: Meyvelin Flores

When MoFo Government Contracts partner Tina Reynolds first approached Meyvelin Flores 12 years ago seeking help with interpreting Spanish for a new pro bono client in the firm’s Northern Virginia (NoVa) office, Meyvelin, then a receptionist, was more than happy to oblige. ...›

April 8, 2020MoFo Diversity

Faces of MoFo: Zainab Ali

Editors’ Note: Read about Zainab Ali, a Los Angeles associate in our Litigation Department, in the latest installment of our ongoing Faces of MoFo series. I was born in the United States to an Austrian mother and an Iraqi father, but soon went to live in Cairo, Egypt for nearly a decade.  I spent my ...›

April 2, 2020MoFo Women

Women Are Gaining Ground… But For the Right Reasons?

Editors’ note: Today, we publish Part II of New York-based litigation associate and MoFo Women’s Strategy Committee member Katie Viggiani’s interview with the esteemed N.Y.U. Law School Professor Melissa Murray. Here Professor Murray addresses women in the legal profession. In addition to teaching courses at NYU Law School on subjects including constitutional law, and reproductive rights and ...›

March 31, 2020MoFo Women

The Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession and Beyond: A Conversation With Professor Melissa Murray

In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, on March 4, 2020, New York-based litigation associate and MoFo Women’s Strategy Committee member Katie Viggiani interviewed the esteemed New York University Law School Professor Melissa Murray. A Yale Law School graduate and an award-winning scholar who frequently appears on major television networks, Melissa has ...›

March 6, 2020MoFo Women

#EachforEqual: Anita Choi

Anita Choi is a litigation partner in MoFo’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on patent prosecution, diligence, and litigation support across a wide array of technologies and fields, such as biochemical and renewable materials, clean technology, agriculture, food products, materials science, molecular diagnostics, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. What does the International Women’s Day theme ...›

March 6, 2020MoFo Women

#EachforEqual: Julia Balas

Julia Balas, a corporate partner in MoFo’s Project Finance Group, is based in the Los Angeles and New York offices. Her practice focuses on representing developers of renewable energy projects, and assisting them with all aspects of their project development needs. She also advises clients on matters such as private equity investments, sponsor-backed leveraged buyouts, ...›

March 6, 2020MoFo Women

#EachforEqual: Alja Poler De Zwart

Alja Poler De Zwart is a partner in MoFo’s Brussels office and is recognized as one of Belgium’s leading practitioners in the technology, media, and telecommunications fields. Her practice focuses on helping clients resolve complex legal issues and representing them in important privacy, data security, and e-commerce matters.  What does the International Women’s Day theme ...›