Chair & Chief Executive Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

 

Before becoming chair, Larren Nashelsky’s practice focused on business restructuring and insolvency. He has been named a leading bankruptcy lawyer by Chambers USA and recognized by The Legal 500, Best Lawyers, and the National Law Journal.

Morrison & Foerster has a variety of diversity initiatives for minority, women, and LGBT lawyers. Their efforts include affinity groups and a 1L Diversity Fellowship Program. They were named a top-10 firm for diversity by The America Lawyer and one of the most “enlightened employers” by a top LGBT news magazine. 

Joined LCLD 2009


Highlights of LCLD Participation


Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2017: Alfredo B. D. Silva; 2015: Tritia M. Murata; 2014: Rita F. Lin; 2013: Christopher D. Ford; 2012: Sylvia Rivera; 2011: Eric Akira Tate

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2015: Ingrid Pollette Rodriguez; 2014: Shandy Pinkowski; 2013: Terron Ferguson, Christopher Urruela-Stauss; 2012: Marissa J. Coleman, Leilani Lipa, Dante Roldan

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015 


Member: Larren Nashelsky

Diversity Professional: Natalie Kernisant

Communications: Angela Petros