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Main Office: San Francisco
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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James Koukios Leaves Justice Department for Morrison & FoersterNew York TimesA veteran federal prosecutor has joined Morrison & Foerster, the law firm announced on Monday. The prosecutor, James Koukios, is the latest Justice Department official to move to the private sector. Mr. Koukios was named a partner in the firm's …US Bribery Prosecutor James Koukios to Morrison & FoersterWall Street Journal (blog)all 2 news articles »
Morrison & Foerster Picks Up Top DOJ Fraud OfficialLaw360 (subscription)Koukios cited the firm's “global platform, deep bench of talented attorneys, extensive roster of technology and life sciences clients, and its reputation for collegiality” as attractive factors for him. At the DOJ, Koukios was in charge of a handful of …
Morrison & Foerster Expands Asian M&A StrengthLawfuelMorrison & Foerster – – – Morrison & Foerster is pleased to announce that bengoshi corporate partner Saori Nakamura has relocated to the firm's Singapore office from Ito & Mitomi, registered associated offices of Morrison & Foerster in Japan.
Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments for March 2015JD Supra (press release)In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments in the past month with links to primary resources. Here is our March 2015 ...and more »
China Update: Privacy Law and Network Security DevelopmentsJD Supra (press release)The past 16 months have been eventful in China in connection with privacy law and network security developments. Key privacy law developments included: .. the coming into effect of new privacy provisions of the Consumer Protection Law; .. a high …
NY Department of Financial Services: Check Your Vendors' CybersecurityJD Supra (press release)NY Department of Financial Services: Check Your Vendors' Cybersecurity. more+. less-. 4/24/2015. by. Daniel A. Nathan. | Morrison & Foerster LLP Contact. more+. less-. Explore: Banking Sector Cybersecurity Financial Institutions NYDFS Third-Party Risk ...and more »
No-Action Relief Granted for Three-Tier Fund StructureJD Supra (press release)The SEC's Division of Investment Management on April 3, 2015, said that it will not recommend enforcement proceedings against an investment adviser that structures a three-tier fund allowing certain funds to invest in a “Central Fund” established to …and more »
Japanese IP High Court's ChallengesJD Supra (press release)The Intellectual Property High Court of Japan established in April 2005 will have its 10th anniversary this April. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit founded in 1982 is the model for this IP specialized court. Its purpose is to provide …
Status Updates - April 2015 #4JD Supra (press release)Teen traffic. A new Pew Research study shows that Facebook is still the most popular social media platform among the members of an age group that many companies consider a crucial target market: 13- to 17-year-olds. Of the 1060 teens surveyed, 71% ...and more »
IP Newsletter - April 2015JD Supra (press release)In a split decision, the Federal Circuit issued its first opinion reviewing a final decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) of the Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) in an inter partes review case. The court affirmed the PTO's decision …and more »
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