Foley & Lardner LLP recently announced that Steven Petrie joined the firm as Chief Operating Office. At Foley, Petrie will be responsible for the global leadership and strategic oversight of the firm’s business operations. With nearly 20 years of strategy, finance, and broad operations experience in large law firm environments, Petrie will drive innovation and collaboration across the firm by developing and implementing strategic initiatives to enhance the firm’s service delivery models and client offerings.
In a feature article by The American Lawyer, Petrie told the outlet that “Foley really prioritizes its people as its most important asset” and added that he hopes to help the firm enhance market recognition of its brand, and implement systems and programs to continue to invest in the firm’s people.
The announcement received significant media coverage, including: