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Why Morrison & Foerster? We are a global firm of exceptional credentials in many areas. We know who we are, what we believe in and why we’re different. Our clients include some of the largest financial institutions, Fortune 100 companies, investment banks and technology and life science companies.

They count on us for innovative and business-minded solutions. We are lawyers with imagination — who see opportunity where others see only obstacles. Lawyers with the expertise and intellectual rigor to be worthy partners in your initiatives. Lawyers who’ve committed themselves to understanding your business and contributing to your success. We go beyond the conventional to find new solutions. Whether it is creative litigation strategy that succeeds where success was unlikely, or a financial product that lets our client be first to market — innovation is our business.

Morrison & Foerster is a global firm with more than 1000 lawyers in key technology and financial centers in the United States, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1883, we remain dedicated to providing our clients with legendary service. Our lawyers share high standards and a commitment to excellence. Our dedication to serving client needs has resulted in enduring relationships and a record of high achievement. We are leaders in each of the areas in which we practice. These include litigation, financial services, intellectual property and technology, and transactional work, such as corporate, capital markets and real estate finance representations.

The firm’s outstanding work has achieved broad recognition. We’ve been included on The American Lawyer’s A-List for 10 straight years, Chambers Global named MoFo its 2013 USA Law Firm of the Year, and Chambers USA named the firm both its 2013 Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy Firm of the Year. We have also been honored by The American Lawyer Global Legal Awards in two categories, won seven Practice Group of the Year Awards from Law360 and have twice been named M&A Advisor’s U.S. Law Firm of the Year. Our practices and practitioners are recognized by clients and peers in the industry’s leading guides, including Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and others. Our corporate practices are frequently cited and ranked among the best practices in their respective markets by The American Lawyer Corporate Scorecard, Mergerstat, Bloomberg, Thomson Financial league tables and others. And the American Lawyer’s bi-annual Litigation Department of the Year survey twice cited our practice as one of the top litigation practices in the country, especially in intellectual property.