Hillary A. Leffue



Hillary Leffue is an associate working in the litigation department of Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Boston office where she is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice. She originally joined Foley in 2019 as a summer associate.

While in law school, Hillary interned for the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Malden, Massachusetts and was a research assistant to Paul Gugliuzza in the area of federal patent jurisdiction. She was also an honors fellow in the Boston University School of Law Lawyering Program where she served as a teaching assistant in BU’s legal writing program for first-year students. As a participant in BU’s Criminal Law Clinic, Hillary represented clients in the Boston Municipal Court under Supreme Judicial Court 3:03 Certification.

Prior to law school, Hillary worked for Cru, an interdenominational Christian organization, as a conference planner and intern coordinator in the headquarters for North Africa and the Middle East.


  • Boston University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
    • Senior articles editor, Boston University Law Review
    • Fundraising/publicity chair, Public Interest Project
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (B.A., 2008)
    • Dean’s List 2006-2008; Distinction in Major


  • Massachusetts