Partner Leslie Smith was quoted in a Daily Business Review
article, “As Women Assume More Leadership Roles in Law, Foley & Lardner Taps Litigator Leslie Smith As New Miami Office Head
,” about becoming the managing partner of Foley’s Miami office. Smith’s appointment is effective March 1, 2018. She succeeds partner Bill Davis, who has served as managing partner of the Miami office since it opened in 2007.
“It’s an exciting time to become managing partner of Foley’s Miami’s office,” Smith said. “Foley’s expansion plans in Florida and across the country as supported by my tremendously talented colleagues, make this an opportune time to lead the Miami office into its next decade.”
The Daily Business Review also noted that Smith is part of a growing number of women assuming leadership positions in Florida law firms over the last two years.