February 20, 2019MoFo Pro Bono, MoFo Women

Kudos to Suz Mac Cormac on Her Commitment to Addressing Climate Change

As chair of the firm’s Social Enterprise + Impact Investing, Energy, and Clean Technology Groups, Suz has been a powerful force in driving our pledge to sustainability forward. Most recently, her work advising on the structure and launch of TCE earned her a commendation in the Financial Times 2018 Innovative Lawyers Report category, “Enabling Business Growth and Transformation.” It also contributed to the firm’s high overall ranking for “Most Innovative Law Firms 2018: Legal Expertise” — moving up four spots from last year. ...›

February 19, 2019MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Black History Month Q&A: Christin Hill Shares Her Perspective

Editors’ Note: This month, in celebration of the pioneers who paved ─ and continue to pave ─ the way for civil rights and equality in America, we are featuring a Q&A miniseries with MoFo attorneys of color to discuss what Black History Month means to them. Christin J. Hill is of counsel in Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office and a member of the Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Defense Group. ...›

February 13, 2019MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Black History Month Q&A: Crystal Kaldjob Shares Her Perspective

Editors’ Note: This month, in celebration of the pioneers who paved ─ and continue to pave ─ the way for civil rights and equality in America, we are featuring a Q&A miniseries with MoFo attorneys of color to discuss what Black History Month means to them. Crystal N. Kaldjob is an associate in the Financial Services Group of Morrison & Foerster’s Washington, D.C. office. ...›

February 7, 2019MoFo Diversity, MoFo Pro Bono

MoFo’s Pro Bono Team Receives MLK Award for Civil Rights Advocacy

As immigration policies continue to make headlines, a team of MoFo lawyers have focused their efforts squarely on one mission—giving a voice to those individuals and families who are currently being detained in deplorable conditions at United States Border Patrol detention centers. This year, we are particularly honored to have been presented with an MLK Award for Civil Rights Advocacy by The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCR). ...›

February 5, 2019MoFo Pro Bono

From Unlawful Search to Injunctive Relief

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, federal Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim ordered the Rohnert Park police department to retrain its officers on the proper methods and laws regarding probation searches. This significant ruling stems from a previous decision that held three of the city’s officers responsible for violating the rights of the Barajas family. ...›

February 2, 2019MoFo Diversity

Change From the Top

Morrison & Foerster is gearing up to host its second biennial Change from the Top diversity and inclusion event, which will be held in the firm’s San Francisco office on October 10, 2019. Change from the Top (CFTT) invites CEOs and general counsel from organizations across various industries to join MoFo partners in sharing best ...›