Rich Hung has been selected as a 2023 Rainmaker by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA). In its annual list, MCCA honors diverse attorneys from across the nation who have achieved success through innovative business development, built a proven and compelling book of business, and demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to the community.
Rich is global co-chair of Morrison Foerster’s Litigation Department and previously co-led the firm’s IP Litigation Group and the cross–disciplinary Intellectual Property Group for over a decade. He has overseen cases seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in damages and has litigated over a dozen cases to jury verdict or final award. Rich combines his experience as an electrical engineer with his knowledge as a registered patent lawyer and a former Federal Circuit clerk to lead complex technology matters for clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts.
Rich is a passionate advocate for diversity. At MoFo, Rich’s efforts to champion D&I initiatives have included developing programs to recruit diverse law school students, mentoring diverse young partners and associates for over a decade, and contributing as an active member of the firm’s AAPI affinity group.
Rich also is active in the broader Asian American and San Francisco communities. Since 2014, he has served on the board of the Asian Law Alliance, a nonprofit organization that provides pro bono legal assistance to the Asian/Pacific Islander community in the Silicon Valley; he recently completed his term as President of the organization. Rich also was appointed by then-Mayor Ed Lee as a neutral commissioner on the San Francisco Rent Board in 2014, and he remains a voting member on the board today. Rich is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
MCCA is a nonprofit organization devoted to increasing the representation, retention, and promotion of attorneys from underrepresented groups in law firms and legal departments around the world. You can view Rich’s profile on MCCA’s website.