December 26, 2019MoFo Pro Bono

Matters That Matter: December 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 protecting the freedom to express political viewpoints, advising an organization on their platform to eliminate plastic water bottles from the world, and ...›

December 13, 2019MoFo Diversity

Arguing the Benefits of Marriage Equality in Japan

Editors’ Note: This post was written by Tokyo associate Hanae Charlotte Fujinami.  Morrison & Forester is a founding member of the Lawyers for LGBT Allies Network (LLAN), a Japanese non-profit dedicated to helping the business community understand the issues faced by LGBT and other sexual minorities. As a member myself, I presented at the New ...›

November 22, 2019MoFo Pro Bono

Matters That Matter: November 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 supporting new technologies to prevent California wildfires, aiding vulnerable and underserved communities in the Americas, and measuring the individual wellbeing of people ...›

November 21, 2019MoFo Pro Bono

Veterans’ Rights Organization Swords to Plowshares Names MoFo 2019 Pro Bono Partner of the Year

On November 8, 2019, over 400 supporters of Swords to Plowshares gathered at the 23rd Annual Veterans Day Dinner to pay tribute to our veterans and celebrate the strides made towards ending veteran homelessness. Swords to Plowshares is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights of veterans through advocacy, public education, and ...›

November 18, 2019MoFo Women

MoFo Hosts First-Ever Women Attorney U.S. Regional Meetings Focused on Collaboration, Mentoring, and Professional Development

“It is great in meetings and on calls for senior women to acknowledge associates for their work. It is very beneficial for clients to see women supporting other women.” “Be as pragmatic as possible. Never miss networking opportunities.” These are just a few of the many words of wisdom shared by clients during MoFo’s first-of-its-kind ...›

November 11, 2019MoFo Diversity

MoFo’s Change from the Top 2019 Highlights Internet Bias and Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

Even data extracted during simple internet searches may be influenced by racial bias, explained Safiya Umoja Noble, Associate Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and author of Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism, during MoFo’s second biennial Change from the Top diversity and inclusion event in San Francisco on October 10, ...›