2 minute read | June.20.2023
The National Bar Association has named Orrick partner Francesca Morency to its “40 Under 40” list, the third year in a row an Orrick lawyer has received that honor. The list recognizes rising stars who exemplify high achievement in innovation, leadership, legal and community involvement.
Francesca litigates complex business disputes, conducts internal investigations, and assists with regulatory and administrative challenges. She has served on teams that:
Francesca grew up in Boston as the daughter of Haitian immigrants. “My parents worked extremely hard to make sure my brother and I had everything we needed,” Francesca said. “I have this drive to be the best I can be to pay homage to everything they sacrificed to get me here. I want to make them proud.”
Founded in 1925, the National Bar Association is the oldest and largest global network of predominantly Black American attorneys and judges, representing the interests of about 67,000 lawyers, judges, law professors and law students.