Morrison & Foerster’s diverse, LGBTQ+, and women lawyers hold key leadership positions throughout the firm. They serve on committees that define the firm’s strategy, run our global offices, and lead our best-in-class practices, including commercial litigation, intellectual property, corporate finance, private equity investments and buyouts, consumer products, retail, financial services, employment and labor, life sciences, outsourcing, and mergers and acquisitions.
Our lawyers are united in their passion for what they do and their dedication to our clients and communities. Each month we will feature one of our diverse, LGBTQ+, or women lawyers who calls MoFo home.
Darío Avram is a partner in MoFo’s Finance and Private Equity Buyouts & Investment Group. His practice focuses on representing private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in a variety of complex U.S. and cross-border financing transactions, including leveraged buyouts, refinancings, and restructurings. Darío has led transactions covering a range of industries, including technology, financial services, industrials, professional services, and consumer products.
Why did you choose to make MoFo your professional home? I chose to make MoFo my professional home because of the opportunity to help build the firm’s West Coast private equity practice. MoFo offered so many great things that drew me here; part of it was the name and brand in Northern California, and another part is certainly the value that’s placed on culture. The amount of emphasis placed on diversity and inclusion impressed me. Ultimately, it is not just the people who work here but also the clients and the practices—MoFo checks all the boxes.
We know our differences make us stronger. At Morrison & Foerster, we not only celebrate our differences, but call upon them to better serve our clients, communities, and teams.
Whether tackling complex disputes, winning high-stakes litigation for our clients, or leading the charge on landmark pro bono cases, our global team of litigators use their strengths to make a difference where it counts.
We are MoFo lawyers, leading the way.
Meet Amanda Aikman, Litigation Partner
Meet Jina Choi, Litigation Partner
Meet Arturo González, Commercial Litigation + Trial Group Co-Chair
Meet Kristen Mathews, Privacy Partner
Meet Lisa Phelan, Antitrust Partner
Meet Penny Preovolos, Litigation Partner
Meet Colette Reiner Mayer, IP Litigation Partner
Meet Julia Schwalm, Litigation Partner
Meet Stacey Sprenkel, Litigation Partner
Meet John E. Smith, National Security Partner
Meet Louise Stoupe, Commercial Litigation and Trial Group Co-Chair
Meet Christine Wong, Litigation Partner
Meet Chie Yakura, IP Litigation Partner