Morrison & Foerster LLP

Corporate/M&A Department

California
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What the team is known for Distinguished corporate practice with significant strength in cross-border deals between US and Asian companies. Represents clients across a wide range of corporate matters including strategic investments and M&A. Significant expertise advising corporates, investors and financial institutions operating in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors.

Strengths One source comments: "The client service is impeccable. They put in the time to understand what we need and they're always proactive about keeping me informed."

Another says: "It's an excellent firm with a strong bench. The team is very responsive and offers thoughtful guidance."

"The firm has enormous depth, which results in an ability to be responsive and expertly provide its services," a further source adds.

Work highlights Represented BlackBerry in its acquisition of Cylance for $1.4 billion.

Notable practitioners

Eric McCrath serves as cochair of the firm's global corporate practice and counts a number of leading technology corporations among his stable of clients. Interviewees report: "Eric showed particular strength as an elegant negotiator. He demonstrated a propensity for novel solutions which was impactful in getting the deal done."