Morrison & Foerster
2.9 of 5 77 reviews
www.mofo.com San Francisco, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Incoherent strategy in Asia

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Morrison & Foerster

ProsGood people and a commendable expatriate package that covers child eduction regardless of number of children

ConsUnfortunately, company has not yet really defined an Asia strategy, so it is difficult to understand how one fits into the company.

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Confused management and direction, chaotic leadership politics, brilliant attorneys but brutal workplace

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I worked at Morrison & Foerster full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: MoFo has some of the brightest and best legal minds and the clients and work are of the highest caliber. You will always be challenged… Cons: Don't believe everything you read about the firm's "personality". Despite all the talk about being entrepreneurial, innovative, and thinking differently, this firm is the most… Advice to Senior Management: Give more authority and respect to the non-lawyer leadership that you hire to lead the firm and its departments. Be as open to intellectual and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Pretender to the throne

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I worked at Morrison & Foerster full-time


Pros: The support staff are great, and, because the firm is global, you can always get in… Cons: Lots of stealth layoffs, including those not covered by ATL, and I've even heard of first years getting fired for failing the bar, which is… Advice to Senior Management: Stop pretending to be something you're not. You're not a… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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