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MoFo Wins Five Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards

Bonnie Lau, Erin Bosman, and Crystal Kaldjob were each honored for their individual accomplishments

30 Sep 2021

Morrison & Foerster has taken top honors in five categories at Euromoney Legal Media Group’s annual Americas Women in Business Law Awards. The awards recognize high achieving female lawyers and progressive law firms who best support women in law.

Morrison & Foerster won the “Gender Diversity International Law Firm” award and was named “Firm of the Year for the U.S. – Northeast Area,” demonstrating MoFo’s commitment to advancing gender diversity in the law. 

Three Morrison & Foerster lawyers were also individually recognized:

Bonnie Lau won “Antitrust and Competition Lawyer of the Year.” A dynamic litigator, Bonnie has defended companies in high-stakes cases involving claims of price-fixing, output suppression, monopolization, and group boycott, as well as prosecuted antitrust counterclaims in patent and IP infringement matters. She is also a leader on diversity and inclusion (D+I) and devotes herself to advancing Asian Pacific American (APA) and D+I issues in the legal community.

Erin Bosman was named “Product Liability Lawyer of the Year.” Co-Chair of MoFo’s Class Actions and Mass Torts Group, Erin defends clients in high-stakes mass tort litigation and navigates them through complex, company-threatening product liability crises. Clients count on her to protect their brands and turn to her as their trusted advisor. Erin has long championed women in the legal profession and serves as mentor, sponsor, and advisor to countless women both within and outside the firm.

Crystal Kaldjob was named a “Rising Star” in the Finance category. A co-lead of the firm’s Fintech Group, Crystal advises banks and other financial institutions, payment processors, money transmitters, merchants, retailers, and fintechs on a wide range of regulatory issues and transactional matters. She serves as a member of the Diversity Strategy Committee, and as the partner liaison for the Washington, D.C. office’s associate Women Affinity Group.

To learn more, see the full list of winners. Nine MoFo lawyers were originally shortlisted for the awards.

Morrison & Foerster has long championed the advancement of women within the legal profession, providing our clients with the best legal talent. Creating an inclusive culture that supports the growth and development of talented women lawyers is at the heart of our shared values and commitment. When our women succeed, we succeed as a firm.

Learn more about MoFo Women.

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