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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: 436
  • Number of other attorneys: 436
  • 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 Law:
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 nearly 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 more than 300 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 airport and aviation, automotive, emerging technologies, energy, food and beverage, health care, hospitality, resort and golf, insurance and reinsurance, life sciences, medical devices, nanotechnology, senior living, and sports industries.

Recent Accolades:
• Recognized as one of the elite BTI Client Service 30 for nine of the past 10 years (BTI Client Service A-Team survey,The BTI Consulting Group, Wellesley, MA)
• Twenty national first-tier rankings, 134 metropolitan first-tier rankings, and named“Law Firm of the Year —Health Care Law” for the second consecutive year on the 2013 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list
• Twenty practices and 73 attorneys recognized in The Legal 500 guide for the United States (2012) 
• Named to the Information Week 500 list for innovative, client-focused technology (2012)

Clients:
Bank of America; 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
  • 402 West Broadway,
  • Suite 2100,
  • San Diego,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 92101-3542
  • Tel + 1 619 234 6655
  • Fax + 1 619 234 3510
  • 3579 Valley Centre Drive,
  • Suite 300,
  • San Diego,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 92130-3302
  • Tel +1 619 234 6655
  • Fax +1 619 234 3510
  • 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

THE FIRM The Foley & Lardner healthcare team handles litigation, regulatory compliance, fraud and abuse matters and transactional work. The group recently acted for Valley Baptist Health System in defense of a False Claims Act whistle-blower action. Other clients include Johns Hopkins Health System and Fresenius Medical Care.

Sources say: "Their attorneys are competent, have a broad range of expertise and a good understanding of our business."

KEY INDIVIDUALS Lawrence Vernaglia is chair of the firm's healthcare industry team.

Intellectual Property - District of Columbia

THE FIRM Foley & Lardner's DC-based IP practice is best known for its strengths in patent prosecution on a national and global level, and for the sophistication of its lawyers' handling of technically complex patent reexaminations, and new inter partes and post-grant reviews. The DC office counts Amgen, Hitachi, Toshiba and United Therapeutics among its clients.

KEY INDIVIDUALS Patent prosecution expert Steve Maebius provides invaluable strategic advice to key clients such as United Therapeutics.