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With offices throughout the United States and across the globe, Foley combines powerful national resources with a local focus to deliver seamless — and award- winning — business and legal insight. Our exceptional client service, value, and innovation are continually recognized by our clients and the legal industry.


Foley regularly receives accolades from industry experts and — most important — from our clients for our legal services, client-focused technology, and client service.

We also are recognized for the opportunities, benefits, and positive work environment we provide to our attorneys and staff. Highlights of recent distinctions awarded to our firm, practices, and attorneys include:

  • Recognized as an elite BTI Client Service 30 for 12 years, one of only 11 law firms to hold this distinction for more than 10 years (2015 BTI Client Service A-Team survey, The BTI Consulting Group, Wellesley, MA)
  • Named among the top 25 law firm brands in the United States in the Acritas US Law Firm 2013 Brand Index, an annual ranking of leading U.S. law firms that general counsel consider most frequently for high-level legal work
  • Recognized as one of the most recommended and short-listed law firms and a leading client service strategist in the BTI Brand Elite 2014: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms survey
  • Named to the InformationWeek 500 list for seven of the past nine years for innovative, client-focused technology
  • Named to CIO magazine’s CIO-100 list for eight of the past 13 years for creating technological innovation to enhance business value
  • Nationally ranked franchising, health care, intellectual property: trademark, copyright, and trade secrets, and sports law practices by Chambers USA (2014)
  • Recognized for excellence by Chambers USA regionally in 26 practice areas (2014)
  • Twenty practices recognized in The Legal 500 guide for the United States, including three attorneys ranked on the elite “Leading Lawyers” list (2014)
  • Received 27 national Tier 1 rankings in the 2015 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization, bankruptcy litigation, biotechnology, commercial litigation, construction litigation, corporate law, derivatives and futures, employee benefits (ERISA), employment law — management, environmental, franchise, health care, IP litigation, land use and zoning, patents, patent litigation, public finance, real estate, real estate litigation, securities/capital markets, securities litigation, securities regulation, sports, tax, trademarks, and trusts and estates
  • Received 123 metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in the 2015 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” and in three of the past four years was named “Law Firm of the Year — Health Care Law"
  • Ranked No. 25 among America's Best Corporate Law Firms in a survey by Corporate Board Member magazine (2014)
  • Recognized for excellence by Chambers Global in the areas of Intellectual Property: International Firms — Japan and Privacy & Data Security — USA (2014)
  • Ranked among the “Top 20 Law Firms for Private Technology Company M&A Acquisitions” by PrivCo (2013)
  • Named one of the “Litigation Kings” by Corporate Counsel magazine, based on the number of Fortune 100 companies represented in litigation matters (2012)
  • Top 15 Law Practice for Intellectual Property (Vault’s 2012 Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms)
  • Ranked number two among the "Kings of IP" in the Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies survey by Corporate Counsel magazine (2012)
  • Ranked an IP Litigation Standout in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2015 survey of general counsel
  • In 2014, Foley was named to the Law360's Florida Powerhouses list for our sizable presence in Florida and our significant regional accomplishments
  • Vault Top 100 Law Firm (Vault’s 2012 Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms)
  • 200 attorneys included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015, with 33 attorneys earning Best Lawyers® 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” recognition
  • Seven attorneys named 2014 BTI Client Service All-Stars, one of only four firms with seven or more attorneys recognized
  • Selected attorneys named Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers (2010)
  • Scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index (2013-2014)
  • Top 100 Law Firm for Diversity (MultiCultural Law magazine, 2005, 2007 − 2012)