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Morrison & Foerster Recognized in Chambers Global 2020

Morrison & Foerster Recognized in Chambers Global 2020

24 Feb 2020

Morrison & Foerster has received 45 practice area rankings across countries and regions including Asia-Pacific, China, Germany, Global-wide, India, Israel, Japan, Singapore, UK, and the United States, as well as 63 individual recognitions, in the 2020 edition of Chambers Global.

Highlighting the firm’s top-tier talent and global strength, Morrison & Foerster received six Band 1 practice area rankings including: USA: Privacy & Data Security; USA: Technology Sector (International & Cross-Border); Japan: Corporate/M&A: International; Japan: Dispute Resolution: International; Japan: Intellectual Property: International; and Japan: International & Cross-Border Capabilities (International Firms).

Additionally, the firm secured new practice area rankings in the following areas: USA: Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border); USA: Technology Sector (International & Cross-Border); UK: Capital Markets: Debt; China, International & Cross-Border Transactions (International Firms); Singapore: Banking & Finance: International; and Singapore: International & Cross-Border Capabilities (International Firms).

The firm also saw an improvement in rankings for the following areas: USA: Capital Markets: Derivatives; USA: FCPA; USA: Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional; Asia-Pacific Region: Corporate/M&A: Private Equity; China: Corporate/M&A: The Elite (International Firms); Japan: Dispute Resolution; and Japan: International & Cross-Border Capabilities (International Firms).

Noted for their “global perspective” and “enviable expertise,” eight Morrison & Foerster lawyers were recognized with the highest individual rankings on the basis of their legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness and client service.

  • Fuyuo Mitomi, Japan, Capital Markets: Domestic, Senior Statespeople
  • Brian Busey, USA: International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337), Senior Statespeople
  • Kate H. Murashige, USA: Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation, Senior Statespeople
  • Kenneth Siegel, Japan: Corporate/M&A: International, Star Individual
  • Miriam Wugmeister, USA: Privacy & Data Security, Band 1
  • Chris Kandel, UK: Banking & Finance, Band 1
  • Akihiro Wani, Japan: Banking & Finance: Domestic Firms: Financial Services Regulation, Band 1
  • Gary Smith, Japan: Corporate/M&A: International, Band 1

Ranked year after year in Chambers Global, Morrison & Foerster continues to prove itself to be a market-leading firm throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. Dynamic technology and life sciences companies, large financial institutions, leading consumer product companies and other market leaders come to Morrison & Foerster for knowledge, innovation and business aptitude.

To view the complete list of Morrison & Foerster’s rankings in the 2020 edition of Chambers Global, please visit the publication’s website.



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