December 2, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Life

Power, Politics, and Perspective: Inclusive America Co-Founder Mark Hanis on Creating a Government as Diverse as the People

As a lead-up to the 2020 presidential election, MoFo welcomed co-founder of Inclusive America and research fellow with Stanford University’s Center for Human Rights and International Justice Mark Hanis to a virtual discussion hosted by the firm’s Diversity Strategy Committee. This panel was the first in a three-part series called “Power, Politics, and Perspective.” The ...›

December 1, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Life, MoFo Pro Bono

MoFo Vets Affinity Group Panel Discussion: Working at MoFo While Serving Our Country

The MoFo Veterans Affinity Group and Diversity Strategy Committee recently co-hosted its first quarterly discussion with partner Stacey Sprenkel, associate Matt Blum, and National Security Analyst Reema Shocair Ali, moderated by litigation law clerk Dave Allman. Washington, D.C. partner and chair of the MoFo Vets Affinity Group Mark Whitaker, also a Navy veteran and co-chair ...›

November 24, 2020MoFo Pro Bono

MoFo Partners with Promise of Justice Initiative to Advocate for Louisianans Still Imprisoned by Jim Crow Juries 

Earlier this year, in Ramos v. Louisiana, the U.S. Supreme Court made the landmark decision to declare non-unanimous jury convictions unconstitutional in state criminal trials. The decision represented a significant victory in the lengthy struggle to put an end to Jim Crow juries, originally instated to oppress and imprison Black people, resulting in countless wrongful ...›

October 29, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month + The Power of Mentorship

As part of MoFo’s celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, San Francisco-based litigation partner and Women’s Strategy Committee co-chair Stacey Sprenkel interviewed her mentee, San Francisco-based Investigations + White Collar Criminal Defense associate Lauren Navarro. As a Latinx attorney at the firm, Lauren spoke with Stacey about her experiences in the legal industry, her involvement in ...›

October 27, 2020MoFo Pro Bono, MoFo Women

Kudos to Linda Arnsbarger for Winning the ABA Business Law Section’s 2020 National Public Service Award

The tireless benefactor of 3,300 hours of pro bono legal work to Morrison & Foerster’s nonprofit and social enterprise clients, Washington, D.C.-based Linda Arnsbarger is the winner of the ABA Business Law Section’s 2020 National Public Service Award. The Honorable Elizabeth Stong, Co-Chair of the Business Law Section Pro Bono Committee, presented the award to ...›

October 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Diverse in Practice: Privacy + Data Security

MoFo’s Privacy + Data Security Group is highly regarded for its multidisciplinary approach to providing some of the world’s largest and best-known global enterprises and smaller organizations with actionable, practical advice. With over 100 countries which have enacted their own data protection laws, the firm has ensured that we are strategically positioned to meet clients ...›

October 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Meet MoFo’s Privacy + Data Security Lawyers: Whitney Lee

Whitney Lee is a litigation associate in MoFo’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on advising clients on sensitive matters relating to national security, risk, and crisis management, including matters that involve multijurisdictional investigations, congressional oversight, privacy, data security, and significant media attention. Prior to joining MoFo, Whitney practiced as an associate in the Cybersecurity ...›

October 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Meet MoFo’s Privacy + Data Security Lawyers: Chris Lyon

Chris Lyon is a partner in MoFo’s Palo Alto office. Her practice focuses on helping companies develop privacy and data protection strategies for their products and services, including some of the most cutting-edge technology offerings and developments. Chris advises some of the top Silicon Valley-based companies on how to best leverage their data while also ...›