Mimi Yang Morrison
As a Litigation Associate at the San Francisco office of global firm Morrison & Foerster LLP, Mimi Yang represents corporations and individuals in complex commercial cases ranging from investigations and securities litigation to contract disputes and financial-services litigation. Admitted to the California State Bar in 2003, Mimi Yang engages in all phases of the litigation process at Morrison & Foerster, including writing pleadings, taking depositions, conducting large-scale e-discovery, and presenting motions and arguments in state and federal court. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Mimi Yang represents Chinese citizens and multinational companies operating in China, as well as American firms wishing to conduct business there. She also represented a Fortune 50 company based in the United States in an internal investigation. In addition, Mimi Yang represented the largest television manufacturer in China and a major medical producer. In other cases at Morrison & Foerster, Mimi Yang served as counsel for Capital One and U.S. Bank NA in a case involving overdraft fees, and conducted internal investigations related to stock-option backdating for audit and other board committees. She also provides pro bono assistance to individuals in need of free or reduced-rate legal services, garnering the Open Palm Award for her compassion. For the Post-Postville Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, in 2008, Mimi Yang co-authored “Defending Criminal Prosecutions: Elements and Legal Landscape of Criminal Offenses Charged Against Non-Citizen Criminal Defendants.” A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mimi Yang earned the Class of 1945 Scholarship and a B.S. in Management Science. She received a J.D. at New York University School of Law and served as Articles Editor of the New York University Law Review. A member of the MIT Alumni Association, she served as Alumni Class President from 2005 to 2010. In addition to her thriving career at Morrison & Foerster, Mimi Yang enjoys pop culture and takes pleasure in watching baseball and traveling.