July 26, 2019MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Diverse IP Litigators: Arturo González

Arturo González is chair of MoFo’s Commercial Litigation & Trial Group and is well known for his bet-the-company, high-profile trial victories. He has been as successful at defending companies in $1 billion dollar lawsuits as he has been at securing head-turning verdicts for plaintiffs, including in Waymo v. Uber which resulted in a highly favorable ...›

July 26, 2019MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Diverse IP Litigators: Shaelyn Dawson

Shaelyn Dawson is an associate in MoFo’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on representing clients in copyright and patent cases in the electronics, semiconductor, and pharmaceutical industries. She has coordinated fact and expert discovery, taken and defended fact and expert depositions, drafted motions in multiparty litigation in federal courts across the country, participated in ...›

July 26, 2019MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Diverse IP Litigators: Chanwoo Park

Chanwoo Park is an associate in MoFo’s New York office. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, including patent, trade secret, and copyright disputes in federal courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). He has represented clients in intellectual property matters involving a broad range of technologies, including semiconductors, consumer electronics, software as ...›

July 26, 2019MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Diverse IP Litigators: Mary Prendergast

Mary Prendergast is an associate in MoFo’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on intellectual property and commercial litigation, representing clients in the medical devices, pharmaceuticals, electronics, software, semiconductors, and telecommunications sectors. She has extensive experience overseeing the day-to-day strategy and management of complex litigation from pre-suit investigation through trial and appeal. Are you an ...›

July 25, 2019MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Diverse IP Litigators: Richard Hung

Richard Hung is co-chair of the firm’s IP Litigation Group and the cross-disciplinary Intellectual Property Group. He leads complex technology matters for clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts, including both high-stakes patent litigation and litigation against non-practicing patent holders. We recently spoke to him about his experience as a diverse attorney. Are ...›

July 17, 2019MoFo Pro Bono, MoFo Women

Kudos to Jamie Levitt and Rhiannon Batchelder for Defending Women’s Reproductive Rights

Earlier this year, MoFo released a special edition of its MoProBono newsletter, titled “Women’s Advocacy in Action,” highlighting the many efforts our lawyers have made towards the advancement of women and women’s rights. As a follow-up to that, we wanted to give kudos to co-chair of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Trial Group, Jamie Levitt, and her team for their work in defending women’s reproductive rights and access to care. ...›

July 15, 2019MoFo Diversity

Diverse Partner Spotlight: John Smith

John Smith is co-head of Morrison & Foerster’s National Security practice, and a member of the Global Risk + Crisis Management Group and Investigations + White Collar Defense Group. Prior to joining the firm in July 2018, John served as Director of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), where he played ...›

July 11, 2019MoFo Diversity

MoFo Shows That Pride is Universal

Although New York was the city chosen to host the 5th annual WorldPride celebration, MoFo offices all around the world showed that Pride is truly universal. This year’s WorldPride coincided with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, considered to be one of the most significant events in the battle for gay liberation and LGBTQ+ ...›

June 27, 2019MoFo Diversity

MoFo Proud: Brian Bates

With over 30 years of experience, London partner Brian Bates is known as the go-to practitioner when it comes to issuer-side cross-border placement representation. His practice focuses on representing clients in a range of financial transactions, from private debt and equity placements to high yield offerings, bank finance products, and mezzanine and leveraged buyout financings. Brian recently spoke to us about his experience as a diverse lawyer and what Pride Month means to him. ...›

June 26, 2019MoFo Diversity

MoFo Hosts a Conversation with Stonewall Inn’s Stacy Lentz

In celebration of Pride Month, MoFo hosted an illuminating presentation by long-time LGBTQ+ rights activist and co-owner of the historic Stonewall Inn Stacy Lentz. On June 12, 2019, attendees in the firm’s New York office — and those watching via live-stream across the firm’s U.S. offices — listened in as Stacy spoke about the history ...›