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Morrison & Foerster Overview

www.mofo.com
San Francisco, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1883
Private Practice / Firm
Accounting & Legal
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Latham & Watkins, Orrick, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Why Morrison & Foerster? We are a global firm of exceptional credentials in many areas. We know who we are, what we believe in and why we’re different. We collaborate across a global network of 16 offices located in key technology and financial ... Read more

Mission: At Morrison & Foerster, our culture is defined by our deeds. We’re passionate about what we do. We’re equally passionate about how we do it. We resist hierarchies and operate within a model of respect — for our colleagues, their ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Patent Staff in Los Angeles, CA
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    I have been working at Morrison & Foerster full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is refreshing to go to work and be surrounded by intelligent people who collectively care about doing a good job for the clients and not working on their own agendas.
    It is a positive place to work with plenty of resources and training.
    Extremely helpful co-workers.
    The Benefits are great!

    Cons

    None - unless they could fly me into work on a private helicopter to avoid the commute.

    Advice to Management

    None

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Morrison & Foerster Interviews

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48%
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    Junior Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Morrison & Foerster (New York, NY) in January 2017.

    Interview

    15 mins interview. one question from interviewer then he start to introduce the firm. I follow up with question on my own. Overall process is uncomfortable and the interviewer is an engaging individuals with a clear enthusiasm for the team that they work in. But he seems new to hiring process and not happy in doing interview. The interview is very much formatted and he clearly show he loses interest in middle way.

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Company Updates

  • MoFo receives 2017 Gold Standard Certification from Women in Law Empowerment Forum http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQt2L

    44 Firms Receive WILEF's Gold Standard Certification - The WILEF Tribune

    Forty-four law firms have been awarded the Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum, a significant jump from the 31 that earned the distinction by this time last year. WILEF grants Gold Standard status to major firms that meet ...

  • MoFo's Barbara Mendelson wins "Best in Financial Regulation" in Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2017 http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQt2H

    Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2017: winners announced | IFLR.com

    The best female lawyers in the Americas gathered at the JW Marriott Essex House in New York last week to celebrate the achievements of women across firms, practice areas and jurisdictions. The sixth annual Euromoney Women in Business Law awards brought together in-house and private practice lawyers to recognise the individuals, teams and firms setting a new standard in progressive work practices and leading the way in their field.

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Morrison & Foerster Awards & Accolades

  • #1 Best Law Firm in Northern California, Vault, 2017
  • #2 Best Law Firms for Integration of Laterals/Clerks, Vault, 2017
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