Securities & Commercial Litigation Associate (NY)
Morrison & Foerster 8 reviews - New York, NY

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The New York Office is currently seeking attorneys with 3 to 4 years of litigation experience. Candidates with securities litigation experience are required. We offer a full service practice group that handles all aspects of securities litigation, including private class actions, SEC investigations, contests for corporate control, criminal investigations, insider trading investigations, appellate work and counseling.

Position Description

Morrison & Foerster is no stranger to complex, high-stakes disputes. Our clients, whether they are Fortune 100 multinationals or early-stage tech companies, turn to us for help with their most difficult legal issues. We work closely with them to understand their businesses, identify potential areas of legal exposure, devise strategies to manage risk, and, where appropriate, resolve disputes short of trial.

If it comes to trial, Morrison & Foerster litigators win. Our clients have prevailed in hundreds of cases before judges and juries. We have 120 lawyers with first-chair trial experience, and 14 members of the most elite U.S. trial organizations: the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Our 500 litigators include some of the top trial and appellate lawyers in the U.S., Japan, China, and the UK, with leading practitioners in intellectual property, securities, commercial litigation, antitrust, white-collar criminal defense, product liability, class actions, unfair competition, financial services, trade secrets, privacy, and employment litigation. Our clients include such leading companies as Apple, Bank of America, Bayer Corporation, Clorox, EchoStar, Gap, JPMorgan Chase, McKesson Corporation, Novartis, Oracle, Target, U.S. Bank, and Yahoo! Our team includes more than 150 lawyers with technical degrees and experience as engineers and other technical professionals. This experience provides our clients with a competitive edge in analyzing claims and defenses with respect to technology, life sciences, financial services, and consumer products.

Our firm is consistently ranked as one of the top litigation practices in the country by The American Lawyer, the Chambers guides, The National Law Journal, and Benchmark Litigation. The U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” ranks the firm in the top tier nationally in 12 separate litigation practices. We are also the only law firm to have four lawyers on the National Law Journal's annual "Winning" list four years running. That's four different trial lawyers from one of the deepest litigation benches in the world.

How to Apply

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mail Patti McClure
Morrison & Foerster LLP
1290 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10104

fax (212) 468-7900

EEO Statement

Morrison & Foerster is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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