US: MoFo nabs Latham antitrust partner

US: MoFo nabs Latham antitrust partner

Morrison & Foerster has hired litigation partner Daiske Yoshida in Tokyo from Latham & Watkins. Yoshida advises Japanese semiconductor manufacturers, automakers, and life science companies on US antitrust proceedings, litigation, and international arbitration. In 2016, he led the antitrust team of Latham’s representation of Nissan Motor in a US$2.3 billion investment in Mitsubishi Motors. He […]

US: MoFo nabs Antitrust Partner from Baker Botts

US: MoFo nabs Antitrust Partner from Baker Botts

Morrison & Foerster announced that Vishal Mehta has joined the firm as a partner in its Global Antitrust Law Practice based in Washington, DC. Mr. Mehta brings a broad range of antitrust experience to Morrison & Foerster, including M&A, investigations, litigation, compliance, counseling, and public affairs. He joins the firm from Baker Botts, where he […]

US: Fujitsu Compliance Chief joins MoFo

US: Fujitsu Compliance Chief joins MoFo

Christine Wong, formerly the international compliance head of Japan’s Fujitsu, has joined Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office as a partner in its investigations and white-collar defense group. Wong spent the last five years at Fujitsu, where she also served as a vice president of the multinational technology and services company. Before that, she was […]

US: Ex-OFAC Director jumps to Morrison & Foerster

US: Ex-OFAC Director jumps to Morrison & Foerster

Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has recruited John Smith, a former director of the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), for its in Washington, D.C. office. Smith left OFAC in April and will work as a partner in MoFo’s global risk and crisis management, national security and investigations and white-collar groups. […]