Press Release

Morrison & Foerster Recognized By as Best Law Firm in the Americas

16 Jun 2017

NEW YORK (June 16, 2017) – Morrison & Foerster LLP has again been named “Best Law Firm in the Americas” by at the StructuredRetailProducts and EuroMoney Americas Wealth Management and Derivatives Conference on June 15.

The firm was recognized for its product design work and regulatory advice. “We’re pleased to be selected as law firm of the year by,” said Morrison & Foerster's James R. Tanenbaum, who heads the firm’s Capital Markets practice.

This acknowledgment follows on a number of recent honors that the firm has received, including being named GlobalCapital's Americas Law Firm of the Year at their 2017 Americas Derivatives Awards and their Global Law Firm of the Year at the 2016 Global Derivatives Awards. is leading online resource for the global structured products community with coverage of retail, institutional and private banking markets. The awards honor the best buy-side and sell-side firms across the industry as well as highlighting the best service providers. The awards are based on quant-driven data and a 100% independent poll.

About Morrison & Foerster

We are Morrison & Foerster—a global firm of exceptional credentials. Our clients include some of the largest financial institutions, investment banks, Fortune 100, technology and life science companies. We’ve been included on The American Lawyer’s A-List for 13 straight years, and Fortune named us one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Our lawyers are committed to achieving innovative and business-minded results for our clients, while preserving the differences that make us stronger. This is MoFo.

  • Ranked by Chambers USA, Chambers Global, IFLR1000 US, IFLR1000 UKLegal 500 US and Legal 500 UK as a leading structured finance and derivatives practice. 
  • Named Americas Law Firm of the Year in 2015, 2016 and 2017 by GlobalCapital at their Americas Derivatives Awards.
  • Named Global Law Firm of the Year in 2016 by GlobalCapital at their Global Derivatives Awards.
  • Named Equity Derivatives Law Firm of the Year 2016 by EQDerivatives at their Global Equity & Volatility Derivatives Awards.


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