Award recognizes firm’s service to NYC nonprofits.
Morrison & Foerster has received Lawyers Alliance for New York’s 2020 Institutional Cornerstone Award for its extraordinary contributions through pro bono legal services. This award recognizes superior pro bono legal services provided to nonprofit organizations that are improving quality of life for low-income New Yorkers.
As a firm, we’re passionate about the work we do for clients, and we’re equally passionate about making a difference in the world. From history-making class actions to impactful individual cases and unique partnerships with innovative nonprofits and social enterprises, MoFo lawyers around the globe use their skills to protect human rights and to create a better future for all.
Lawyers Alliance explained why it chose the firm to receive the Institutional Cornerstone Award: “The breadth, depth, and impact of pro bono work performed by Morrison & Foerster attorneys have greatly benefitted Lawyers Alliance’s nonprofit clients for more than 20 years. This includes 45 different legal projects for more than 35 organizations since July 2015, with 12 new matters since July 1, 2019. This work comprises a wide range of corporate, intellectual property, employment, and restructuring projects that are enabling nonprofits to survive and thrive.”
We encourage you to learn more about Lawyers Alliance and its nonprofit clients in the organization’s press release.