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Foley & Lardner LLP

Washington, DC

Foley & Lardner LLP - Milwaukee
  • 3000 K Street NW
  • Suite 600
  • Washington, DC
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20007-5109
  • Chairman and CEO: Jay O Rothman
  • Number of partners: 414
  • Number of other attorneys: 461
  • INTERNATIONAL OFFICES Brussels, Belgium; Shanghai, China; and Tokyo, Japan 

Firm Overview:
Foley provides award-winning business and legal insight to clients across the country and around the world. The firm’s exceptional client service, thought-leadership, value and innovative technology are continually recognized by their clients and the legal industry. Foley’s client-focused, industry-specific approach enables them to provide comprehensive, customized, and high-value legal solutions that help meet clients’ needs today – and anticipate challenges tomorrow.

Main Areas of Practice:
Business:
Foley’s Business Law Department is organized and staffed to provide comprehensive legal advice and business counseling. From corporate legal services such as mergers and acquisitions, finance and securities, to tax and individual planning, real estate, environmental regulation, and general commercial transactions and business counseling, nearly 400 Business Law attorneys are highly skilled in addressing today’s most sophisticated business and legal issues. Government & Public Policy: In addition to offering a full range of legal counsel to clients seeking to do business with federal, state and local government, Foley also provides services covering the full spectrum of public policy – combining comprehensive counsel with proficiency in government relations, political law, strategic positioning and communications coupled with the practice of law, when needed.

Intellectual Property:
With more than 200 IP lawyers – many with advanced technical degrees and experience – Foley delivers an innovative life cycle of IP services to obtain, protect and add value to clients’ IP. They provide product clearance opinions; conduct licensing programs; and handle the IP due diligence for corporate transactions. When and if their clients must litigate to enforce or defend their IP rights, the firm’s experienced IP trial lawyers have handled hundreds of patent and IP litigation matters.

Litigation:
With approximately 400 litigators practicing nationwide, Foley has one of the largest and most comprehensive litigation departments in the United States. Their attorneys represent and counsel corporations in nearly every industry, and they provide complete state and federal trial and appellate representation, arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services. They also counsel and represent clients in administrative adjudications and in regulatory investigations and hearings.

Industry Teams:
Each of Foley’s integrated, industry-focused teams encompass a range of service offerings, enabling them to take a comprehensive view of their clients’ industries and bring together the right practitioners and competencies to address their needs. Foley’s industry teams focus on the automotive, energy, food and beverage, healthcare, hospitality, resort and golf, insurance and reinsurance, life sciences, manufacturing, sports and technology industries.

Recent Accolades:
■Recognized as one of the elite BTI Client Service 30 for 11 years, one of only seven law firms to hold this distinction for more than 10 years (2014 BTI Client Service A-Team survey, The BTI Consulting Group, Wellesley, MA)
■Seven attorneys named 2014 BTI Client Service All-Stars, one of only four firms with seven or more attorneys recognized
■Twenty-six national first-tier rankings, 129 metropolitan first-tier rankings, and named “Law Firm of the Year – Health Care Law” for the third consecutive year on the 2014 US News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list
■Nineteen practices recognized in The Legal 500 guide for the United States (2013)
■Named to the InformationWeek 500 list for seven of the past eight years for innovative, client-focused technology

Clients:
Carbonite; Citigroup; CVS Caremark; Google; Hanger Orthopedic Group; Harley-Davidson; Johnson Controls; Integrys Energy Group; Major League Baseball; Pentair; Takeda Pharmaceutical; Wellpoint.

Branches

  • 777 East Wisconsin Avenue,
  • Milwaukee,
  • Wisconsin
  • USA
  • WI 53202-5306
  • Tel +1 414 271 2400
  • Fax +1 414 297 4900
  • Website : www.foley.com
  • 555 South Flower Street ,
  • Suite 3500 ,
  • Los Angeles,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90071-2411
  • Tel +1 213 972 4500
  • Fax +1 213 486 0065
  • 975 Page Mill Road,
  • Palo Alto,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94304-1013
  • Tel +1 650 856 3700
  • Fax +1 650 856 3710
  • 1215 K Street,
  • Suite 1920,
  • Sacramento,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 95814
  • Tel +1 916 443 8005
  • Fax +1 916 443 2240
  • 3579 Valley Centre Drive,
  • Suite 300,
  • San Diego,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 92130-3302
  • Tel + 1 858 847 6700
  • Fax + 1 858 792 6773
  • 3579 Valley Centre Drive,
  • Suite 300,
  • San Diego,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 92130-3302
  • Tel + 1 858 847 6700
  • Fax + 1 858 792 6773
  • 555 California Street,
  • Suite1700,
  • San Francisco,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94104-1520
  • Tel +1 415 434 4484
  • Fax +1 415 434 4507
  • 3000 K Street NW,
  • Suite 600,
  • Washington, DC,
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20007-5109
  • Tel +1 202 672 5300
  • Fax +1 202 672 5399
  • One Independent Drive,
  • Suite 1300,
  • Jacksonville,
  • Florida
  • USA
  • FL 32202-5017
  • Tel +1 904 359 2000
  • Fax +1 904 359 8700
  • One Biscayne Tower,
  • 2 South Biscayne Boulevard,
  • Suite 1900,
  • Miami,
  • Florida
  • USA
  • FL 33131
  • Tel +1 305 482 8400
  • Fax +1 305 482 8600
  • 111 North Orange Avenue,
  • Suite 1800,
  • Orlando,
  • Florida
  • USA
  • FL 32801-2386
  • Tel +1 407 423 7656
  • Fax +1 407 648 1743
  • 106 East College Avenue,
  • Suite 900,
  • Tallahassee,
  • Florida
  • USA
  • FL 32301
  • Tel +1 850 222 6100
  • Fax +1 850 561 6475
  • 100 N Tampa Street,
  • Suite 2700,
  • Tampa,
  • Florida
  • USA
  • FL 33602-5810
  • Tel +1 813 229 2300
  • Fax +1 813 221 4210
  • 321 North Clark Street,
  • Suite 2800,
  • Chicago,
  • Illinois
  • USA
  • IL 60654-5313
  • Tel +1 312 832 4500
  • Fax +1 312 832 4700
  • 111 Huntington Avenue,
  • Suite 2600,
  • Boston,
  • Massachusetts
  • USA
  • MA 02199-7610
  • Tel +1 617 342 4000
  • Fax +1 617 342 4001
  • One Detroit Center,
  • 500 Woodward Avenue,
  • Suite 2700,
  • Detroit,
  • Michigan
  • USA
  • MI 48226-3489
  • Tel +1 313 234 7100
  • Fax +1 313 234 2800
  • 90 Park Avenue,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10016-1314
  • Tel +1 212 682 7474
  • Fax +1 212 687 2329
  • Suite 5000,
  • 150 East Gilman Street,
  • Madison,
  • Wisconsin
  • USA
  • WI 53703-1482
  • Tel +1 608 257 5035
  • Fax +1 608 258 4258

Healthcare - District of Columbia

What the team is known for Well known for advising healthcare providers such as home health organizations and hospitals while also acting for companies such as pharmaceutical manufacturers. Possesses significant experience across areas such as transactions, government investigations and False Claims Act litigation.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"Always on top of their game." 

Work highlights Defended Fresenius Medical Care against a qui tam action claiming a violation of the False Claims Act.

Defended Valley Baptist Health System against a False Claims Act action asserting violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law.

Notable practitioners

Lawrence Vernaglia chairs the healthcare team.

Significant clients Quality Reimbursement Services, Hanger, Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals, Urorad Healthcare, Sabert.

Intellectual Property - District of Columbia

What the team is known for First-rate patent prosecution, enforcement and strategic counseling. Well-developed command of recently implemented post-grant procedures set out by the America Invents Act.

Work highlights Prosecuted a US application for an antibody treatment against transplant rejection for Kyowa Hakko Kirin.

Notable practitioners

Steve Maebius specializes in patent prosecution, management, litigation and reexaminations. He is particularly expert in the patent law regarding biotechnology and nanotechnology.

Significant clients Daiichi Sankyo, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Keygene, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, United Therapeutics.