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Morrison & Foerster

425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 268-7000
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Morrison & Foerster is a San Francisco-based law firm established in 1883 by Alexander Morrison. The firm is sometimes referred to by a nickname, MoFo, and its practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, litigation and arbitration, corporate finance, corporate restructuring, securities, banking, project finance, energy and infrastructure, antitrust, tax, intellectual property, and life sciences. Morrison & Foerster opened a New York office in 1987. The firms real estate practice was the 29th largest in New York City, according to The Real Deals 2015 ranking by number of attorneys. Its clients have included Global Logistic Properties (GLP) and Residential Capital (ResCap), which had $15 billion in assets and liabilities prior to its bankruptcy filing. MK


10/12/17
From the October issue: For many of New York City’s top real estate law firms, transactional work — whether it be representing buyers, sellers, borrowers...

For many of New York City’s top real estate law firms, transactional work —...

In November 2014, after more than a decade of political disarray and public disappointment, the first World...

When it comes to condominium construction, the many tiers of equity and debt needed to get the job done have become all the more complicated....

07/01/15
Law firm Watson Farley & Williams inked a 15-year lease for 30,400 square feet at Boston Properties’ 250 West 55th Street. The practice is currently located...

03/30/15
Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital is nearing a deal to take 49,000 square feet at Boston Properties’ 250 West 55th Street in Midtown. The hedge...

08/15/13
RIU Hotels & Resorts, the Mallorca-based hotelier that purchased a development site at the corner of West 46th Street and Eighth Avenue a year ago,...

08/20/12
Law firms, which have long been pioneers in the Manhattan office market, are upholding that tradition — seeking space downtown and on the Far West...

07/03/12
Boston Properties is on the verge of landing a second large tenant for its under-construction Midtown office tower in law firm Kaye Scholer. Crain’s reported...

06/04/12
The Clock Tower penthouse Morrison & Foerster law firm takes additional 25,000-sf floor at Boston Properties' 250 West 55th Street. Bob Knakal says casino and convention...

New York City’s real estate press regularly chronicles which firms buy and sell Manhattan’s most prized office towers. But handicapping how much those trophy buildings...

03/29/12
An elevator worker was electrocuted to death while performing repair work yesterday evening at 1290 Sixth Avenue, between 51st and 52nd streets, a New...

12/15/11
Two Trees Management has secured $229 million in construction financing for the second phase of its massive Mercedes House development on the Far West Side,...

Unfortunately, New York is a very litigious town," notes Mark Edelstein, the New York chair of San Francisco-based law firm Morrison & Foerster's real estate...

Stuy Town tenants, led by Amy Roberts (left), sued Jerry Speyer’s (right) Tishman Speyer and others. Not everyone has the stomach for a lawsuit -- taking...

In 2009, the landscape was bleak for New York City real estate lawyers. Many of the big firms tried shifting people between departments to deal...

07/13/11
From left: Lev Leviev, 5 Madison Avenue, 229 West 43rd Street, the Apthorp and the Marquis Miami If the goal of real estate investors is to...

05/25/11
Mortimer Zuckerman, Mark Edelstein, 250 West 55th Street International law firm Morrison & Foerster has signed a 15-year lease to take 180,000 square feet, or seven...

Brad Case, a vice president with the National Association of Real Estate Investment TrustsWhle real estate investment trusts clearly have a lot of challenges right...

With dwindling cash reserves, some commercial real estate borrowers in New York have resorted to aggressive tactics, like withholding payments or paying late, to get...

Securitized commercial mortgage loans break into condo construction, help drive conversions in NYC...

Area s newest office building recovers after Arthur Andersen pulls out...

05/02/07
Carl Loewenson, a partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP, has been elected chair of the New York Convention Center Development Corporation, which is overseeing the...
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