Podcast Episode 93: Dan Sharpe, Manager, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

28 September 2022 Foley Career Perspectives Blog
Author(s): Alexis P. Robertson

This episode of The Path & The Practice features Dan Sharpe. Dan sits in Foley’s Washington, D.C., office and recently joined Foley as Manager of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. In this conversation, Dan reflects on growing-up in Voorhees, NJ, attending Princeton University and University of Virginia School of Law.  He discusses spending two years as a patent examiner at the US Patent and Trademark Office before law school and subsequently practicing as an intellectual property attorney for a decade before transitioning to a DEI professional.  Finally, Dan provides wonderful insight on the importance of taking charge of one’s own career as well as the importance of appreciating the difference between a job and a career. Listen to the full discussion below.   

Dan’s Profile:

  • Title: Manager, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Foley Office: Washington, D.C.
  • Hometown: Voorhees, NJ
  • College: Princeton University
  • Law School: University of Virginia Law School

 

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Author(s)

Alexis P. Robertson

Director of Diversity & Inclusion

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