January 4, 2019MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Women of Influence: Five Things You Should Know About D.C. Partner Susan Gault-Brown

Susan Gault-Brown, a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Washington, D.C. office, is a member of the Financial Services Group, chairs the firm’s Investment Management Group, and co-chairs the firm’s Blockchain + Smart Contracts Group. Her practice is focused on advising leading companies in the investment management, FinTech, and financial services sectors. She regularly provides advice ...›

December 11, 2018MoFo Community, MoFo Pro Bono

Steve Kaufmann is Honored by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law as a “Best New Board Member”

Morrison & Foerster’s Steve Kaufmann, a financial services litigation partner based in Washington, D.C., was recently honored by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law as a “Best New Board Member.” Mr. Kaufmann and his co-recipient, the Honorable Shira Scheindlin, were presented with this prestigious award during the committee’s 2018 Annual Awards Reception in New York on December 5. ...›

MoFo Hosts Private Screening of Boy Erased

Morrison & Foerster recently hosted a screening of Boy Erased, a coming-of-age film set in Arkansas that tells the story of a small-town pastor’s courageous son, who is pressured to undergo “conversion therapy,” also known as “reparative” or “ex-gay” therapy, which has been described by The Atlantic as “controversial mental health practices intended to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.” ...›

November 28, 2018MoFo Foundation, MoFo Pro Bono

As California Continues to Face Devastating Wildfires, MoFo Responds by Releasing an Updated Version of Its Helping Handbook

The recent California wildfires brought unimaginable destruction and tragedy to thousands of Californians. In Northern California, the Camp Fire in Butte County became the most destructive wildfire in California history before finally being contained within 153,336 acres on November 25. The nearly month-long blaze caused the deaths of 88 individuals—a number that is expected to climb—and leveled the town of Paradise and surrounding areas, displacing thousands of families from their homes. ...›

November 28, 2018MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Creating Sustainable Platforms for Women Leaders

The MoFo Summit for Women In-House Counsel is an event that’s near and dear to our attorneys, clients, alumni, and friends of the firm. Since its inception in 2012, nearly 700 women have participated in the day-long, inspirational program—a pillar in MoFo’s long-standing commitment to championing the advancement of women. ...›