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Best Lawyers Names Seven Morrison & Foerster Lawyers as Lawyers of the Year

15 Aug 2018

Morrison & Foerster was well represented in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America, with 97 lawyers receiving 169 individual rankings across practices and offices in the United States. Among the firm’s ranked lawyers, seven were named Lawyers of the Year, including:

  • Paul Borden, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, San Francisco
  • J. Thomas McCarthy, Information Technology Law, San Francisco
  • Barbara Mendelson, Financial Services Regulation, New York City
  • Kate Murashige, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice, San Diego
  • Erik Olson, Corporate Compliance Law, San Jose
  • Tom Wilson, Employment Law – Management, San Jose
  • Lawrence Yanowitch, Corporate Law, Washington, D.C.

Only one lawyer for each specialty and location is designated "Lawyer of the Year." Lawyers are selected based on receiving the highest overall peer-feedback.

Established in 1983, Best Lawyers is one of the oldest peer-review publications in the legal profession.

The complete list of this year’s rankings can be found here.



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