March 6, 2020MoFo Women

#EachforEqual: Alexa Belonick

Alexa Belonick is a corporate partner in MoFo’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on advising clients on a range of corporate and securities transactional matters, including financings and mergers and acquisitions, as well as on public reporting, compliance, and corporate governance. What does the Women’s History Month theme “Valiant Women and the Vote” mean ...›

March 6, 2020MoFo Women

#EachforEqual: Mary Prendergast

Mary Prendergast is a litigation partner in MoFo’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on litigating patent and trade secrets cases in district courts across the country and at the International Trade Commission. She frequently oversees the day-to-day strategy and management of complex litigation, from pre-suit investigation through trial and appeal.  What does the International ...›

March 6, 2020MoFo Women

#EachforEqual: Christin Hill

Christin Hill is a partner in MoFo’s San Francisco office and a member of the Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Defense Group. Her practice focuses on representing clients in securities class actions and other complex civil litigation in both federal and state courts, as well as in government and internal investigations.  What does the International ...›

March 2, 2020MoFo Diversity

MoFo Honors the Centennial of the Harlem Renaissance With a Visit From Professor Chiyuma Elliott

On February 18, 2020, MoFo’s San Francisco office welcomed esteemed professor and poet Chiyuma Elliott for a discussion on the literature of the Harlem Renaissance, citizenship, and national belonging. Professor Elliott’s visit coincided with the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural movement that began in 1920s Harlem and spread African American literature, music, ...›

February 27, 2020MoFo Pro Bono

Matters That Matter: February Pro Bono Roundup

Matters That Matter: February Pro Bono Roundup In this edition of Matters That Matter, we honor the many lawyers who have dedicated their time to important pro bono causes. This month, we highlight a variety of worthy projects, such as ensuring medical supplies make it to the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak, turning two wrongful ...›

February 26, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Life

A Discussion with Stacey Abrams: The 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment and Where We Are Today

On February 11, in honor of Black History Month, MoFo partners, staff, clients, and friends welcomed Stacey Abrams, former minority leader in the Georgia state legislature and the 2018 Democratic candidate for Georgia governor to our New York office. MoFo’s Diversity Strategy and Black History Month Committees jointly hosted the event titled “The 100th Anniversary ...›

February 24, 2020MoFo Pro Bono

MoFo Secures Landmark Settlement Advancing California Schoolchildren’s Right to Literacy

In the first civil rights lawsuit ever brought under any  state constitution to secure  students’ right to achieve literacy, Morrison & Foerster and its co-counsel, Public Counsel, on Feb. 20, 2020, reached a groundbreaking settlement on behalf of schoolchildren across the State of California. “This settlement is a tremendous victory for the courageous families and ...›

February 4, 2020MoFo Diversity

Faces of MoFo: Tola Adeseye

Editors’ Note: As part of our ongoing Faces of MoFo series, Tola Adeseye, a London associate in our Investigations + White Collar Defense Group, discusses his career path and what led him to call MoFo home.  My journey to MoFo started in east London, and the postcode of our new London office would tell you ...›

January 30, 2020MoFo Pro Bono

Matters That Matter: January Pro Bono Roundup

In this edition of Matters That Matter, we honor the many lawyers who have dedicated their time to important pro bono causes. This month, we highlight a variety of worthy projects, such as tackling questions regarding housing rights for people living with mental health disabilities, advocating for those living with diabetes, and helping combat environmental ...›