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 ...›

September 15, 2020MoFo Diversity

MoFo Achieves “Mansfield Certification Plus” Status for 2020

For over 40 years, MoFo has been committed to creating a culture that respects and celebrates differences, while providing an inclusive environment where everyone’s contributions are valued. That’s why we’re proud to announce the achievement of “Mansfield Certification Plus” status for 2020, making us one of 25 firms to receive the honor consecutively for three ...›

September 8, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

MoFo Women Spotlight: Ruti Smithline and Stacey Sprenkel

Editors’ Note: MoFo’s Women’s Strategy Committee (WSC) comprises both male and female partners and associates who strive to foster women attorneys’ development and professional success. In a recent program hosted by the WSC, San Francisco-based Securities Litigation, Enforcement + White Collar Defense (SLEW) associate Lauren Navarro interviewed New York-based partner and co-chair of the firm’s ...›

September 2, 2020MoFo Diversity

Diverse in Practice: Investigations + White Collar Defense

What do you get when you combine some of the world’s most talented government regulators, former prosecutors, privacy experts, fraud examiners, trial lawyers, international trade specialists, and forensic accountants? You get a powerhouse legal team that can tackle almost any challenge that organizations might face when finding themselves in the crosshairs of an investigation. MoFo’s ...›

September 2, 2020MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Investigations + White Collar Defense Lawyers: Saqib Alam

Saqib Alam is a litigation of counsel in MoFo’s London office. His practice focuses on white collar defense, compliance and investigations. Based in London for the last 12 years, he has carried out white-collar investigations covering more than 30 countries. Saqib’s expertise has been sought by companies with global operations to investigate matters ranging from ...›