The 2013 Vault Guide has ranked MoFo the No. 1 firm in Northern California and among the Top 25 law firms nationally, in its annual survey. Three of the firm’s practice and industry groups received very high rankings, including No. 1 in Cleantech/Renewable Energy, No. 3 in Technology, and No. 5 in Intellectual Property. Morrison & Foerster was also recognized as "the go-to firm for international work in Asia," and for the firm's "extremely strong commitment to pro bono."
Vault generates its annual rankings through a series of independent surveys, to which nearly 17,000 attorneys responded this year. Since the inception of the rankings in 1997, Morrison & Foerster has consistently ranked among the top firms nationally.