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M&R is a full-service, national law firm that boasts a remarkable record of litigation, transactional and regulatory successes in the most consequential matters. Our attorneys, from the co-founders on down, are fully engaged, unrelenting yet always professional, and equal parts strategic, practical, entrepreneurial and cerebral—subject matter and practice area pros who immerse themselves in our clients’ businesses and are sought after for their proven industry expertise.
Our lawyers bring to the table tangible, real-world experience in our clients’ businesses. It’s this breadth of knowledge across industries that drives superior results for some of the most dynamic and well-known companies, individuals and entrepreneurs here in the U.S. and abroad.Learn More
When clients have their backs up against the proverbial wall, we’re their first call. That’s because the legal professionals at M&R—among the best in their respective practice areas—stand ready to offer business-first solutions and handle the most complex cases and challenging transactions.Learn More
Culture & Diversity
At M&R, we foster an inclusive environment where everyone has a voice, no matter their background, culture, ethnicity, orientation or position. This encourages healthy internal debate and innovative, strategic thinking that inures to the benefit of our client base, which itself is as diverse as the firm.Learn More
The legal and business communities continue to shower praise upon M&R. The firm and its lawyers are regularly recognized with awards and honors that highlight our extraordinary work and culture and set us apart from our peers in the legal marketplace. Click below for a sampling of accolades.Learn More
M&R has assembled a roster of powerhouse litigators, transactional attorneys and regulatory authorities totally committed to meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and achieving their objectives. Need legal representation that’ll give opposing counsel reason to pause? Well, look no further.
Lawyers at M&R are industry-focused thought leaders consistently making headlines and providing commentary on topics of interest to our clients and friends. Take a look at our latest insights and media mentions.
November 28, 2023
Shein’s IPO Raises Fresh Questions on Alleged Forced Labor in Its Supply Chain
Megan Penick has lent her public offering know-how to Reuters for an article titled, “Shein’s IPO Raises Fresh Questions on Alleged Forced Labor in Its Supply Chain.” The piece just published covers the move by e-commerce fast-fashion company Shein to go public in the U.S. Megan commented on the impact that IP issues and Shein’s……
November 23, 2023
Corona Factory Files Landmark Trade Secret Lawsuit in New Hampshire Federal Court
Jeffrey Farrow has been quoted at length in an article published by the Inland Empire Business Journal titled, “Corona Factory Files Landmark Trade Secret Lawsuit in New Hampshire Federal Court.” The story covers litigation filed by Jeff and his team at M&R on behalf of U.S. Continental Marketing, Inc. against SGS North America, Inc., alleging misappropriation……
November 17, 2023
Hotel Industry Players Challenge NLRB Joint Employer Rule
Lara Shortz has been extensively quoted in an article published by Hotel Dive titled, “Hotel Industry Players Challenge NLRB Joint Employer Rule.” The piece shines a light on legal challenges posed by hoteliers, among others across industries, to the National Labor Relations Board’s new joint employer rule. For her part, Lara comments on the see-saw……
November 10, 2023
Amazon To Pay $46M in Alexa Patent Infringement Case
Ashley Moore lent her IP know-how to the Global Legal Post in a story about a verdict just rendered by a federal court jury in Delaware that found Amazon liable for patent infringement through its Alexa product line. In her commentary, Ashley focused on the patent eligibility issues considered by the jury, which awarded $46.7 million……
October 12, 2023
Required Use of New Form I-9 Just Weeks Away
During onboarding, new hires in the U.S. are required to complete Form I-9 and present proper documentation to allow employers to verify their identity and employment authorization. Beginning next month on November 1, a new version of Form I-9 must be used, which can be found on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website, here. Of note, although mandatory use of the new Form I-9 begins on November 1, employers may begin using it immediately or any time prior to that date.
September 28, 2023
G-20 for the New UN Security Council
By Omer Er In the aftermath of World War II, governments around the world signed onto the United Nations Charter, which codified the major principles of international relations: maintaining international peace and security, protecting human rights, delivering humanitarian aid, and supporting sustainable development. These bedrock principles were originally stated in 1945. Seventy-eight years later, leaders […]
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