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SOURCE Morrison & Foerster
NEW YORK, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chambers Global has named Morrison & Foerster its 2013 USA Law Firm of the Year. "The US-based global giant," the editors said in announcing the honor, "has experienced one of the most successful years in its long and illustrious history."
The award is based on the firm's recent high-profile deals and cases across a wide range of practices around the world. Drawing from research for its 2013 global guide, published on March 14, the editors of Chambers relied on feedback from clients and other law firms to select the winner.
"We are deeply honored that this recognition reflects the opinions of our clients and peers," Morrison & Foerster Chair Larren M. Nashelsky said. "Our clients entrust us with their most challenging and complex matters, and we thank them for that. Everyone at MoFo deserves credit for this, and our trademark excellent work and unwavering devotion to clients. We appreciate that Chambers Global has honored MoFo by selecting us from among the highest caliber law firms in the country."
The Chambers Global editors cited MoFo's "landmark victories and engagements in the IP arena," which included the firm's work on the global smartphone disputes that spawned the patent trial of our time and a massive jury verdict for our client, "headlines in the bankruptcy arena with its representation of ResCap and the Chapter 11 trustee of MF Global," and "superb national and trans-Pacific capabilities," highlighted by MoFo's representation of SoftBank in its acquisition of Sprint, the biggest outbound transaction from Asia ever.
ABOUT MOFO. We are Morrison & Foerster - a global firm of exceptional credentials. Our clients include some of the largest financial institutions, investment banks, Fortune 100, technology and life science companies. We've been included on The American Lawyer's A-List for nine straight years, and Fortune named us one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." Our lawyers are committed to achieving innovative and business-minded results for our clients, while preserving the differences that make us stronger.