Francesca Morency

Senior Associate

Washington, D.C.

Francesca Morency litigates complex business disputes.

Francesca is a member of Orrick's Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution team.  She has extensive experience in litigating cases on behalf of financial and hospitality clients, large retailers, colleges and universities, and high-profile individuals.  She also has conducted internal investigations and has been called upon to assist with regulatory and administrative challenges.

Francesca has guided the preparation of significant litigation and arbitration matters, from the drafting stage through discovery, depositions, expert and lay witnesses, and through motions and trial.  Having recently returned from a secondment to a Fortune 5 client, she understands well the importance of effective and proactive case management.  Francesca provides empathetic, targeted advice to clients, and she moves matters forward with energy and efficiency.

Prior to working in private practice, Francesca served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Judge Ivan D. Davis, United States Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of Virginia.  In that role, she handled primarily civil discovery matters.