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"Over 20 years ago, MoFo created a diversity mission statement that expressed a shared commitment to "continue our work to break down any barriers to equal opportunity, to value fully the differences among people in our organization while recognizing our similarities, and to create an atmosphere in which each individual can develop his or her potential to the fullest extent possible." A STRATEGIC PRIORITY. Firm leaders meet twice a year with practice heads to review progress on practice plans, including efforts to promote diversity at..."

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Morrison & Foerster LLP

425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 268-7000

Stats

Managing Partner: Larren M. Nashelsky
Hiring Partner: Craig Martin
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
750 - 1K

Base Salary

All U.S. offices/U.S. practice attorneys in international offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
74 out of 77 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
98 total (77 2Ls; 21 1Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Boston, MA
Denver, CO
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Northern Virginia, VA
Palo Alto, CA
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Beijing
Berlin
Brussels
Hong Kong
London
Shanghai
Singapore
Tokyo

Major Departments & Practices

Appellate
Business Restructuring & Insolvency
Clean Tech/Renewable Energy
Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Environmental Law
FCPA and Anti-Corruption
Financial Services Litigation
General Commercial Litigation
General Corporate
Intellectual Property
Life Sciences
Mergers & Acquisitions
Patent
Private Equity
Privacy & Data Security
Project Finance
Securities/Capital Markets
Securities Litigation
Technology Transactions
White-Collar Defense
*See firm website for additional departments and specific practice areas and industries