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Morrison & Foerster is no stranger to complex, high-stakes disputes. Our clients, whether they are Fortune 100 multinationals or early-stage tech companies, turn to us for help with their most difficult legal issues. We work closely with them to understand their businesses, identify potential areas of legal exposure, devise strategies to manage risk, and, where appropriate, resolve disputes short of trial.

If it comes to trial, Morrison & Foerster litigators win. Our clients have prevailed in hundreds of cases before judges and juries. We have 120 lawyers with first-chair trial experience, and 13 members of the most elite U.S. trial organizations: the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Our 500 litigators include some of the top trial and appellate lawyers in the U.S., Japan, China, and the UK, with leading practitioners in intellectual property, securities, commercial litigation, antitrust, white-collar criminal defense, product liability, class actions, unfair competition, financial services, trade secrets, privacy, and employment litigation. Our clients include such leading companies as Apple, Bank of America, Bayer Corporation, Clorox, EchoStar, Gap, JPMorgan Chase, McKesson Corporation, Novartis, Oracle, Target, U.S. Bank, and Yahoo!  Our team includes more than 150 lawyers with technical degrees and experience as engineers and other technical professionals. This experience provides our clients with a competitive edge in analyzing claims and defenses with respect to technology, life sciences, financial services, and consumer products.

Our firm is consistently ranked as one of the top litigation practices in the country by The American Lawyer, the Chambers guides, The National Law Journal, and Benchmark Litigation. The U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” ranks the firm in the top tier nationally in 12 separate litigation practices. We are also the only law firm to have four lawyers on the National Law Journal's annual "Winning" list four years running. That's four different trial lawyers from one of the deepest litigation benches in the world.

Corporate Council

“Valued partner in litigation matters”
Legal 500 US 2014

“They’ve been terrific. The quality of their lawyers is very high. They have a very good understanding of our company, anticipate issues that may be of concern and bring them to our attention.”
Chambers USA 2014

“Excellent written and oral advocates”
Legal 500 US 2014

“What we value very highly is not only their day-to-day case handling, but also their strategic advice and forward-planning of the matter as a whole.”
Legal 500 US 2014

“They have a lot of world-class lawyers who are high-quality legal service providers. In addition, no matter what we ask of them, they can deal with it: they are a one-stop shop.”
Chambers Asia 2014