Podcast Episode 32: Eileen Ridley, Partner

26 January 2021 Foley Career Perspectives Blog
Author(s): Alexis P. Robertson Eileen R. Ridley

This episode of The Path & The Practice features a conversation with Eileen Ridley. Eileen is a litigation partner in Foley’s San Francisco office. In this episode, Eileen reflects on growing-up in the Bay Area, attending Notre Dame for college and Santa Clara University Law School. She shares about her decision to become a lawyer, instead of an engineer. She discusses her experience joining Foley as a lateral attorney almost 20 years ago and reflects on the many leadership positions she holds in the firm. She also provides wonderful advice on the importance of having a good sense of humor and seeing the best in people. Listen to the full discussion below.  

Eileen's Profile: 

  • Title:  Partner
  • Foley Office:  San Francisco
  • Practice Area:  Litigation
  • Hometown:  San Francisco, CA
  • College:  University of Notre Dame 
  • Law School:  Santa Clara University Law School


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Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion