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How I Made Practice Group Co-Chair: 'The Leader of a Group Has to Be More Than a Talking Head,' Says Richard Hung of Morrison & Foerster

21 Dec 2021

Richard S.J. Hung was profiled in’s “How I Made It” series, discussing his role as co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s IP Litigation Group and the cross-disciplinary Intellectual Property Group.

"Of course, earning the trust of the right people is important to any promotion," Richard said. "But at our firm, I think that good lawyering, firm-mindedness, and fairness are all key considerations. The leader of a group has to be more than a talking head; he or she must be competent within their practice area, or no one will trust their guidance. And one also must be firm-minded and fair—a steward for others, not yourself. Otherwise, the practice group chair becomes less of a leader and more of a dictator and opportunist."

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