Mason D. Roberts

Associate

Overview

Mason D. Roberts is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP.

During law school, Mason was a summer associate in Foley’s Chicago office. He also served as a legal intern for Anixter International in Glenview, Illinois, where he collaborated with in-house attorneys on internal investigations, employment-related claims, and legal research.

Prior to law school, Mason worked as a conflicts analyst at a Chicago-based law firm. Additionally, Mason was a case manager for an immigration law firm in San Francisco, where he assisted attorneys with visa applications and removal defense cases. He also met with Spanish-speaking clients to coordinate the collection of documents and information, and provided translation for in-person asylum and adjustment of status interviews.

Education

Mason earned his law degree from Duke University School of Law (J.D., 2018), where he was a Moot Court Board Member, 2018 Dean’s Cup Semifinalist and 2016 Intramural Jessup Cup Semifinalist. Mason participated in the Wrongful Convictions Clinic, where he served as second chair in a week-long re-sentencing hearing to secure modification of a client’s life without possibility of parole sentence. He also assisted in negotiating a sentence modification with the District Attorney’s Office, which resulted in immediate release from custody for another clinic client who had been imprisoned for over 20 years.

Mason received his bachelor’s degree in government from Colby College (B.A., with honors, 2012).

Admissions

Mason is admitted to practice law in Illinois.

Languages

Mason is fluent in Spanish, with expertise in both oral and written translation.