SHARE OUR COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE
Morrison & Foerster business professionals share our lawyers’ high standards and commitment to excellence. Their contributions are critical to our business and help sustain and enhance our reputation for exemplary service.
We look for employees who will tackle their work with initiative, attention to detail, and a willingness to work as part of a team. In our collaborative work environment, individual talent flourishes, opinions are valued, and contributions are acknowledged. You’ll take on interesting work and realize both personal and professional growth.
BE RESPECTED + REWARDED
Our people are enthusiastic, creative, and dedicated professionals. We make sure they have the training, resources, and technology needed to do their best work. We appreciate their diverse talents, and reward their contributions by providing competitive salaries and benefits. It’s no wonder that so many of our professionals have long records of service and great things to say about working at MoFo.
talented, caring people
hard work is appreciated and rewarded
hardworking group of superstars
opportunities to contribute
opportunities for professional growth
bright people, great service
people and relationships
tools and time to expand my technical skills
years ahead … in embracing technology
demanding and creative and exciting
We employ more than 1,000 nonlawyer professionals throughout our 16 offices worldwide, including in the following areas.
Administrative + Secretarial Support
Administrative Coordinator Executive Assistant Legal Secretary
Diversity + Inclusion
Associate Affairs & Alumni Engagement Attorney Recruiting & Talent Pipeline Development Client Relations & Partner Affairs Global Integration Strategy, Metrics & Analyst Women's Initiatives & Development
Accounting Billing and Collections Financial Analysis Financial Systems Payroll and Tax Practice Administration
Benefits and Compensation Employee Relations Staff and Paralegal Recruiting Systems and Operations Talent Development
End User Support and Help Desk Enterprise and Administrative Systems Infrastructure
Business Development Client Relations Communications Creative Services Marketing Technology Strategy
Catering and Purchasing Facilities Reception
Paralegals + eDiscovery Services
eDiscovery Analysts eDiscovery Project Managers Paralegals Senior Paralegals
Foreign Filing Specialists Patent Docket Patent Support Managers U.S. Filing Specialists
Recruitment + Development
Attorney Development and Evaluation Attorney Recruitment Attorney Training and Continuing Legal Education
Additional Support Functions
Library and Research Procurement and Contracts
OUR PARALEGAL PROGRAM
As a MoFo paralegal, you’ll gain hands-on experience working directly with partners and associates on a variety of matters. We insist on the highest professional and ethical standards, and use cutting-edge technology to handle client matters efficiently and accurately.
Regarding our most accomplished professionals, the firm’s Senior Paralegal Program recognizes distinctive commitment to the legal profession, including areas of specialized expertise within a particular practice area, and a dedication to client service.
High Value on Top Talent
Our continued success depends on our ability to attract, train, and retain the best talent. Most of our paralegals hold undergraduate degrees from four-year institutions and/or paralegal certificates from an ABA-approved program. Some of our paralegals have advanced degrees and other certifications.
We look for candidates with outstanding academic records, work experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Paralegals must possess good judgment, detail-oriented, well organized, and able to manage multiple tasks. We’re committed to hiring the best candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Dedicated to Your Development
We offer education reimbursement and internal paralegal training to help you maintain your skills. You’ll also be encouraged to attend regular meetings and training sessions hosted by our practice groups.
The breadth of our practice permits our paralegals to gain invaluable, varied experience. Many of our paralegals go on to law school, business school, or other graduate programs. Past members of our paralegal team have found that our collaborative and innovative environment offers excellent preparation for other careers. Others choose to stay with us as career paralegals.