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Morrison & Foerster Recognized by Chambers USA

23 Apr 2020

Morrison & Foerster has received notable recognitions in the Chambers USA 2020 edition, including 37 practice area rankings and 77 individual recognitions across the publication’s USA Nationwide, California, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and New York categories.

Of the 37 practice area rankings, the firm received six Band 1 recognitions, including: USA – Nationwide Government Contracts; USA – Nationwide Privacy & Data Security; California Corporate/M&A: Deals in Asia; California Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution; California IT & Outsourcing: Transactions; and New York Technology & Outsourcing. These top-tier rankings speak to the firm’s technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, diligence, and commercial astuteness. The firm also received two new rankings this year, including USA – Nationwide Securities: Litigation and Massachusetts Banking & Finance, as well as improved rankings for USA – Nationwide FCPA; USA – Nationwide REITs; and New York Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded.

Highlighting their expertise and experience, nine Morrison & Foerster lawyers received the highest band ranking specific to their practice area and jurisdiction. Additionally, partners Brian Busey, Rick Fischer, and Michael Steel were listed as Senior Statespeople for their strong client relationships and continued value to their practices. We congratulate all of our ranked lawyers, including the below who were recognized with Band 1 rankings in 2020.

  • Charles Duross, USA – Nationwide FCPA
  • David Lynn, USA – Nationwide Securities: Regulation: Advisory
  • Deanne Maynard, USA – Nationwide Appellate Law
  • Jordan Eth, California Litigation: Securities
  • Kevin Mullen, USA – Nationwide Government Contracts
  • Michael A. Jacobs, California Intellectual Property: Patent
  • Miriam Wugmeister, USA – Nationwide Privacy & Data Security
  • Oliver I. Ireland, USA – Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)
  • William Schwartz, California IT & Outsourcing: Transactions

Morrison & Foerster’s offices in the United States provide legal and strategic counsel to the companies and entrepreneurs transforming technology and our global economy. Anchored in the U.S. markets where business, technology, and finance converge, we are counsel to many of the most innovative and successful companies, institutions, and government organizations. Our work spans both traditional and nascent sectors where our counsel is redefining legal service and helping our clients reshape industries.

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



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