Morrison & Foerster LLP

Practice/Organization Description

Morrison & Foerster is an international firm with more than 1,000 lawyers across 16 offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Founded in 1883, we remain dedicated to providing our clients, which include some of the largest financial institutions, Fortune 100 companies, and technology and life science companies, with unequaled service.

Our clients rely on us for innovative and business-minded solutions. Therefore, we stress intellectual agility as a hallmark of our approach to client representation. We apply it to every matter—from the complex to the routine—to ensure the best outcomes for our clients and deliver success.

We believe that great client service requires insight, expertise, speed, and integrity. Our attorneys share high standards, a commitment to excellence, and a passion for helping their clients succeed. This commitment to serving client needs has resulted in enduring relationships and a record of high achievement. In addition, our culture of genuine collegiality creates a work environment ideally suited to collaboration and effective teamwork, which ultimately translates into organizational stability, winning results, and more positive experiences for clients.

Honors and Awards

The American Lawyer

The American Lawyer named Morrison & Foerster to its 2016 A-List. This is the 13th consecutive year the firm has been named to the A-List.

BTI Consulting

BTI Consulting has named the firm to its Client Service 30 List (the top 30 firms on BTI’s Client Service A-List report) for 13 consecutive years.

Legal 500 US

In the 2016 edition, we received 53 practice and 168 individual rankings. In addition, 17 lawyers were named leading lawyers in their fields.

Chambers USA

In 2016, we received six Band 1 practice rankings, including: California Intellectual Property: California IT & Outsourcing: Transactions; Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance & Litigation); Nationwide Privacy & Data Security; New York Technology & Outsourcing; and Northern Virginia Corporate/M&A.

The Privacy Group won the 2016 Award for Excellence.


425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-2482, United States

  • (415) 268-7000
  • (415) 268-7522

Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Colorado
  • D.C.
  • New York
  • Virginia
Other Countries
  • Belgium
  • China
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys

1,000+ Attorneys

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