October 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Meet MoFo’s Privacy + Data Security Lawyers: Mercedes Samavi

Mercedes Samavi is an associate in MoFo’s London office. As a member of both the Technology Transactions Group and the Global Privacy Group, she focuses on advising domestic and international clients on matters related to B2B and B2C data protection issues, e-privacy and direct marketing strategies, contract law, intellectual property, outsourcing, and public procurements. Her ...›

October 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Meet MoFo’s Privacy + Data Security Lawyers: Nancy Thomas

Nancy Thomas is litigation partner in MoFo’s Los Angeles office. Her practice focuses on consumer class actions and regulatory enforcement, representing clients in high-stakes litigation matters in addition to arbitration and administrative proceedings. She has extensive experience representing clients on a variety of complex matters, including data breach investigations and class actions, as well as ...›

October 7, 2020MoFo Diversity

Partner Spotlight: Darío Avram

Darío Avram is a partner in MoFo’s Finance and Private Equity Buyouts & Investment Group. His practice focuses on representing private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in a variety of complex U.S. and cross-border financing transactions, including leveraged buyouts, refinancings, and restructurings. Darío has led transactions covering a range of industries, including technology, financial ...›

October 2, 2020MoFo Diversity

D+I Spectrum Speaker Series: Former NAACP President and Harvard Prof. Cornell William Brooks on George Floyd and Black Lives Matter

Harvard Kennedy School professor and former president of the NAACP Cornell William Brooks paid a virtual visit to MoFo to speak about recent incidents involving police brutality, the Black Lives Matter movement, and how the protests of today differ from those of the past. MoFo partner Josh Hill moderated the discussion, which touched upon the ...›

September 30, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Pro Bono

Trial Lawyer Arturo González Addresses the State of Policing and Civil Misconduct for the MoFo Perspectives Podcast

Morrison & Foerster’s history of advocating for individual victims of police brutality and fighting for sweeping criminal justice policy reform goes back decades. Taking on pro bono cases in this area is part of the fabric of our firm, thanks in large part to MoFo partner and trial titan Arturo González. During his 35-year tenure ...›

September 29, 2020MoFo Diversity

Faces of MoFo: Caitlin Crujido

Editors’ Note: As part of our ongoing Faces of MoFo series, Caitlin Crujido, an associate in the firm’s Government Contracts practice, discusses her career path and what led her to call MoFo home. Like others featured in Faces of MoFo, I had a somewhat unconventional and unexpected journey to MoFo. I don’t remember feeling like ...›