Foley is pleased to announce that Erin L. Toomey has been named a Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2011 “Up & Coming Lawyer.” According to the publication, this honor recognizes individuals who have been practicing for ten years or less and have demonstrated leadership, contributed to their community and successfully achieved legal outcomes early in their career.
Toomey, senior counsel in the firm’s Detroit office, has earned the respect of colleagues and clients through her complex case work, leadership and pro bono contributions. Her clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to small businesses, count on her for help navigating all aspects of government procurement. Toomey has successfully litigated bid protests and pursued claims in addition to having collaboratively achieved a federal jury trial acquittal in a health care fraud criminal case. She holds multiple leadership roles in the firm including serving on the associates' committee and as a member of the pro bono committee for the Detroit office. As part of her commitment to pro bono service, she initiated and coordinates the office’s pro bono involvement with the local Michigan Innocence Clinic, a University of Michigan program that aims to overturn wrongful convictions.