News releases from Morrison & Foerster
Morrison & Foerster Partners John Carlin and David Newman Appointed to "Day One" Senior Leadership Roles in the U.S. Department of Justice
January 21, 2021
Messrs. Carlin and Newman announced as Acting Deputy Attorney General and Associate Deputy Attorney General, respectively; former U.S. government officials Robert Litt and Alex Iftimie to become...
MoFo Survey: Tech M&A Leaders Overwhelmingly Bullish For 2021 Amid "COVID Comeback"
January 12, 2021
The survey shows two-thirds of dealmakers anticipate the market to expand this year; points to a continued "COVID comeback" on the back of record run in 2020; also points to the significant impact of...
Former Chief of DOJ's Market Integrity and Major Frauds Unit Brian K. Kidd Joins Morrison & Foerster as a Partner in Washington, D.C.
January 11, 2021
Mr. Kidd's arrival further expands the firm's cross-border investigations and white collar defense practice into securities and commodities fraud, cryptocurrency matters, and government contracting...
Morrison & Foerster Elects Nine Partners
January 05, 2021
The class of 2021 includes lawyers from multiple practices across seven offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
Morrison & Foerster Elevates Long-Time Diversity Leader to Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
December 17, 2020
Natalie Kernisant (she/her/hers) previously served as Firm's Global Director of Diversity and Inclusion; new role reaffirms commitment to promoting Firm's core values.
Ad-Hoc Group Confirms its Support for the Proposed Restructuring of the Province of Neuquén Outstanding 7.500% Notes due 2025 Announced on November 17, 2020
November 18, 2020
As a result of constructive engagement between the Province of Neuquén and the Ad-Hoc Group of Bondholders of the Province, the parties have reached agreement to substantially amend the currently...
Morrison & Foerster Further Strengthens Cross-Border Corporate Capabilities With New Tokyo Partner
October 26, 2020
Jeremy White brings significant experience to the firm's market-leading Japan corporate practice; further cements position as top international law firm in Japan.
Accomplished Bankruptcy Litigator Theresa Foudy Joins Morrison & Foerster's Leading Business Restructuring + Insolvency Group
October 05, 2020
Addition of industry-recognized bankruptcy litigator further strengthens the firm's preeminent Business Restructuring + Insolvency practice and broader litigation capabilities; arrival also underscores...
Morrison & Foerster Earns Mansfield Certification Plus Status for Third Consecutive Year
September 15, 2020
Firm continues to demonstrate industry leadership for representation of women, communities of color, and LGBTQ+ lawyers in leadership roles
The institutional holders of the Series 1 7.500% Notes due 2025 issued by the Province of Neuquén have formed an ad hoc group ("The Group") to defend and protect creditor rights in light of the unfair...
Morrison & Foerster Further Strengthens Global Investigations and White Collar Defense Practice With Partner Addition in Hong Kong
August 18, 2020
Chen Zhu's arrival highlights continued expansion of the firm's global investigations and sanctions compliance and enforcement capabilities, following multiple recent additions in Europe and the United...
Omar Pringle's arrival highlights the continued expansion of the firm's New York office and its global private equity and M&A capabilities.
Morrison & Foerster Further Grows Global Private Funds Capabilities with New Partner in New York
April 27, 2020
Seasoned private funds lawyer Leonora Shalet brings extensive experience representing large institutional managers, further expanding the breadth of the firm's cross-border Private Funds Group.
Morrison & Foerster Expands Corporate Capabilities Adding New Corporate Co-Chair Mitchell Presser
April 17, 2020
Mr. Presser's arrival reinforces the firm's market-leading global private equity and M&A footprint and underscores the commitment to the firm's growth in New York
Morrison & Foerster Continues Global Expansion of Investigations + White Collar Defense Practice with London Team Addition
March 03, 2020
Gareth Rees QC and Hayley Ichilcik join firm's highly respected global Investigations + White Collar Defense practice, highlighting continued growth of London office.
Public Counsel and Morrison & Foerster Announce Groundbreaking Settlement in California Literacy Lawsuit to Provide Immediate Relief to 75 Low-Performing Schools
February 20, 2020
Ella T. v. State of California - the first civil rights action brought under any state constitution to protect students' right to access to literacy - has settled.
Former SEC Trial Lawyer Haima Marlier Joins Morrison & Foerster as a Partner in New York
February 11, 2020
Ms. Marlier brings significant SEC enforcement and private civil securities and commercial litigation experience to the firm's expanding New York litigation team.
Nationally Recognized Trial Lawyer Jessica Grant Joins Morrison & Foerster as a Partner in San Francisco
January 22, 2020
Ms. Grant brings significant first chair trial experience and more than 20 years of experience in class actions and product liability matters.
Morrison & Foerster Expands Its Litigation Team in New York with the Addition of Commercial Litigation Partner David Fertig
January 08, 2020
Mr. Fertig's arrival further broadens Morrison & Foerster's world-class litigation capabilities and underscores its commitment to continued growth in New York.
Morrison & Foerster Elects 18 Partners
January 07, 2020
The class of 2020 includes a diverse group of attorneys from multiple practice groups across the U.S., Asia, and Europe.
Mr. Yap brings significant Patent Trial and Appeals Board experience to the firm's premier Intellectual Property Litigation Group.
Morrison & Foerster Strengthens Global Financial Transactions Capabilities with Accomplished Partner in New York
November 19, 2019
Veteran finance lawyer Jay Gavigan brings an extensive cross-border practice, adding breadth to the firm's premier global finance capabilities.
MoFo Survey: Tech M&A Leaders Mostly Bullish About Deal Activity for Next 12 Months, but Forecasts Are Cooling
November 04, 2019
The survey shows dealmakers anticipate market changes, with cross-border deals, valuations, and tech IPOs most impacted
Morrison & Foerster Continues to Grow Global Antitrust Practice With Addition of Another Partner in San Francisco
October 10, 2019
Eliot Adelson brings significant experience in civil and criminal antitrust litigation in the U.S. and Japan.
Morrison & Foerster Expands Global Private Funds Capabilities With New Partner in Hong Kong
October 09, 2019
Addition of private funds partner Nicholas Sheets further enhances the firm's offerings for Asia-based funds clients
Veteran Real Estate Lawyer Joins Morrison & Foerster in New York
October 02, 2019
Addition of former Lendlease Americas GC Thomas E. Tether further strengthens the firm's industry-leading capabilities in complex real estate financings and equity transactions.
Morrison & Foerster Announces Complimentary Tracker for Northern District of California IP Cases
September 10, 2019
Firm announces the launch of its newest resource, the NDCal IP Resource Center, which provides insights on the judges, trends, and decisions for intellectual property cases for the last five years in...
Morrison & Foerster Bolsters International Arbitration Capabilities with New London Partner
September 10, 2019
Chiraag Shah, the fourth partner to join Morrison & Foerster's London office this year, further strengthens the firm's international arbitration offering.
Morrison & Foerster Earns Mansfield Certification Plus Status For The Second Consecutive Year
September 03, 2019
Firm continues to demonstrate industry leadership for representation of women, minorities, and LGBTQ+ lawyers in leadership roles
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