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4/9/2008

MoFo Mojo Recognized by "Oscars of the Internet"

New York, NY – April 8, 2008 -The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web, today recognized www.mofomojo.com, Morrison & Foerster’s careers site, as an Official Honoree, a distinction that recognizes work exhibiting remarkable achievement.  The work is produced by Morrison & Foerster LLP and by Cahan & Associates.

Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences.

Keith Wetmore, Chair of Morrison & Foerster LLP, said, "Our firm objective is attracting the best law students and lateral associates. Our recruiting site uses technology and design to reflect all that is different and distinctive about Morrison & Foerster.  Our site notes that what sets Morrison & Foerster apart from other great law firms is our MoFo mojo--our passion for what we do, how we do it, for whom we do it and with whom we do it."

"The Webby Awards honors the outstanding work that is setting the standards for the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards.

The 12th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states. Out more than 10,000 entries submitted, fewer than 15% received this honor and were deemed Official Honorees.

About Morrison & Foerster

With more than one thousand lawyers in key financial and technology centers around the world, Morrison & Foerster offers clients comprehensive, global legal services in business and litigation.  The firm is distinguished by its unsurpassed expertise in finance, life sciences, and technology, its legendary litigation skills, and an unrivaled reach across the Pacific Rim, particularly in Japan and China.  We have one compelling mission: to deliver success for our clients.

About Cahan & Associates

Cahan & Associates is a strategic design agency founded in 1984 and has garnered over 2,700 awards nationally and internationally for its portfolio of brand launches,  advertising, event collateral, buzz marketing, viral marketing, interactive, corporate identity and collateral,  and CSR Reports.  Whatever the creative challenge, Cahan & Associates’ goal is the same for each client: to uncover and form compelling and accessible messages which hit an emotional and intellectual nerve.  The agency has been recognized by national media outlets and prestigious design magazines worldwide.  Its work is also included in the permanent collection of several museums, and is the subject of a book by Princeton Architectural Press titled, I Am Almost Always Hungry, sold in bookstores and museums around the globe.

About The Webby Awards

Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. Established in 1996, the 12th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide.

About the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS)

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences is dedicated to the creative, technical, and professional progress of the internet and interactive media. The Academy is an intellectually diverse organization that includes over 550 members consisting of leading experts in a diverse range of fields.  The Webby Awards and The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences are registered trademarks of International Data Group. For more information, visit www.iadas.net.

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