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"Diversity has long been a core value of Morrison & Foerster LLP. More than 20 years ago, we formally implemented our diversity mission statement, which continues to define the firm's cultural values today. We understand that fostering an environment of inclusion enables us to offer a wide range of perspectives to provide exemplary services to our clients. In short, we aim to make our firm a model of diversity that others will follow. Our Legal Professionals • 19 percent of partners, 38 percent of associates, and..."

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Morrison & Foerster LLP

425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 268-7000

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: Eric T. McCrath
Hiring Partner: Jeff Jaeckel
Hiring Partner: Jennifer L. Marines
Total No. Attorneys (2023):
1K - 1.5K
No. of Partners Named 2023:

Base Salary

Base Salary (2023) (U.S. Associates, U.S. Practice) 1st year: $215,000 2nd year: $225,000 3rd year: $250,000 4th year: $295,000 5th year: $345,000 6th year: $370,000 7th year: $400,000 8th year: $415,000 9th year: $415,000 Summer Associate: $8,958.33 (semi-monthly)

Employment Contact

Nicole Wanzer
Director of Attorney Recruiting
(415) 268-7320

No. of U.S. Offices: 10

No. of International Offices: 8

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX
Boston, MA
Denver, CO
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Hong Kong

Major Departments

Antitrust Law
Appellate + Supreme Court
Business Restructuring + Insolvency
Class Actions + Mass Torts
Commercial Litigation + Trial
Emerging Companies + Venture Capital
Employment + Labor
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
FCPA + Global Anti-Corruption
Financial Services & FinTech
General Corporate
Intellectual Property & Patent
Life Sciences + Healthcare
Mergers + Acquisitions & Private Equity
National Security, CFIUS, FARA, Sanctions + Export Controls
Privacy + Data Security
Project Finance
Securities Litigation, Securities Enforcement, Investigations + White Collar Defense
Social Enterprise + Impact Investing
Technology Transactions
See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.