Pro Bono Firm Of 2011: MoFo

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 7:58 PM EDT) -- Handling volunteer efforts with the same dedication as its paid representations, Morrison & Foerster LLP over the past year secured victories for veterans, advocates for the disabled and a wrongfully convicted prisoner, earning it a spot among Law360’s Pro Bono Firms of 2011.

MoFo attorneys were instrumental in convincing the Ninth Circuit that troops returning from war were being unconstitutionally denied treatment for combat-related mental illnesses, and in helping block the U.S. Department of Defense from discharging a highly decorated lieutenant colonel under the “don’t ask,...
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