CORPORATE/M+A - Morrison & Foerster LLP
"The corporate department at MoFo had a stellar year."
"The practice is high-quality and they are concerned about us as a client."
"This firm [Morrison & Foerster] covers an extensive range of M&A deals and has been involved in some highly lucrative transactions across a range of industries. Its experience in the technology sector was recently exemplified by its reputation of Intel in its $7.7 billion acquisition of McAfee, and of Novellus Systems in a merger with Lam Research worth $3.3 billion. Offices in San Francisco and Palo Alto give the practice a strong West Coast feel, but the team is well equipped with a presence in New York, Northern Virginia and Denver."
"Morrison & Foerster maintains its strong focus on the technology and life sciences sectors in California and had a strong year across the state. Its Northern California offices were involved in several landmark deals with strong cross-border elements."
"Morrison & Foerster continues to develop its high-end, cross-border practice and grow the strength of its bench, recently bringing in private equity expertise. The firm is particularly well versed advising clients in the technology and renewable energy sectors."
"This Tokyo office is considered one of the crown jewels of the international firm's global network, with a team of highly acclaimed professionals qualified in both Japanese and international law. Market sources are unanimous in praising the team's M&A capabilities and are particularly impressed with its expertise in technology matters."
"Quality lawyers with experience of international projects into China. They understand not only the key legal matters but also the transactional business side to deal."
"The staff are really impressive; they are distinguished and brilliant individuals. The service was great too — they were really dedicated to our projects and worked day and night."
"A competitor of the firm notices that Morrison & Foerster is 'recently having the hot hand in the M&A sector.' With one of the largest teams in Japan and an incredibly active M&A practice, Morrison & Foerster manages to hold its steady position on both the foreign and local law rankings this year. 'The team is flexible and practical, and can cover many areas as a one-stop shop,' says a corporate client, who was happy the team was able to complete his latest deal in just five weeks."
"They provide quick responses all the time and their advice and responses to our requests are quick and professional."
"Global technology and life sciences deals are strength spots for Morrison & Foerster LLP, bringing ancillary capabilities to bear such as impressive patent and technology transactions talent, and the practice is experienced in deals in the healthcare, consumer products and financial services sectors. In addition, the firm is extremely well known in the market for advising Japanese clients on their M&A transactions. Leveraging off its market-leading Tokyo-based M&A practice, the New York office routinely handles significant Japanese cross-border M&A deals."
"Morrison & Foerster is noted for its FDI and corporate advisory work, cross-border M&A that combines local regulatory knowledge with industry expertise, and its assistance to Japanese corporations with their strategic M&A activity into China."
"Clients confirm 'satisfaction with the overall excellent level of service, including response times, business acumen, and strength of team and appropriateness of advice.'"
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