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Participating Offices: Denver; Irvine, CA; Los Angeles; McLean, VA; New York; Palo Alto; Sacramento; San Diego; San Francisco; Tokyo; Walnut Creek, CA; Washington, D.C.
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Comment by: Fleck Posted: January 22, 07
MOFO is a great place to work. The partners are not screamers and the associates are really helpful. It is BigLaw and life sucks but they make it as reasonable as possible.
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5 Takeaways From Former SAP Exec's FCPA CaseJD Supra (press release)On Aug. 12, 2015, Vincente Garcia (former head of Latin American sales for SAP International Inc.) pled guilty in federal court in San Francisco to violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In addition to pleading guilty to a criminal …
Morrison & Foerster FinTech Practice Boosted by Attorney HirePR Web (press release)Morrison & Foerster is pleased to announce that Sean Ruff is rejoining the firm as of counsel and co-head of the FinTech Practice Group. Mr. Ruff's practice focuses on advising clients in the rapidly growing FinTech sector, including emerging and …and more »
California Lawyer 2015 Roundtable Series – False Claims ActJD Supra (press release)They were Lexi Hazam of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein; Ryan Hassanein of McKesson Co.; Mark Labaton of Isaacs Friedberg & Labaton; Stacey Sprenkel of Morrison & Foerster; and Sara Winslow of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of ...
Celgene's Pending Sanctions Motions against Kyle Bass's Hedge FundJD Supra (press release)The Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) previously authorized Celgene Corporation (“Celgene”) to move for sanctions against the Coalition for Affordable Drugs (“Coalition”), an entity affiliated with a Kyle Bass hedge fund that had filed several …and more »
The drone revolution: How unmanned aerial vehicles will transform the economyVentureBeatWilliam O'Connor is a partner in the San Diego office of Morrison & Foerster, a global law firm with 17 offices throughout the world. O'Connor has represented airlines, aerospace manufacturers, and airports in high-profile cases involving major …and more »
The Difficulty Of Challenging FCA Fine As ExcessiveJD Supra (press release)Last month, in U.S. ex rel. Drakeford v. Tuomey, No. 13-2219, (4th Cir. July 2, 2015), the Fourth Circuit affirmed a False Claims Act verdict against a nonprofit hospital in Sumter, South Carolina. In an area of the law where cases seldom make it to …
SEC Adopts CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure RulesJD Supra (press release)The SEC recently adopted rules implementing Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”). Section 953(b) directs the SEC to expand current disclosure requirements to require disclosure of the ratio of the ...and more »
The Clean Power Plan's Winners And LosersJD Supra (press release)Citing “immediate risks” to national security, public health and the economy, the Obama administration adopted ambitious regulations and policies to implement its Clean Power Plan, establishing the first national standards to limit greenhouse gas …and more »
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