Parker White

Associate

Overview

Parker White is an associate attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP.  Parker is based in the Milwaukee office where he is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group.

In his previous role, Parker served as a judicial clerk at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, supervising 125+ civil cases on the general civil and habeas dockets, including cases involving employment discrimination, insurance, FLSA, ERISA, and civil rights.  He drafted orders on motions including motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, and motions to remand.  He has also worked for a federal judge in the Northern District of California, where he drafted orders in cases involving maritime law, securities law, and criminal law—including the Elizabeth Holmes criminal trial.  During law school, Parker received internships with the Office of the Legal Counselor at the U.S. State Department and an international law firm in The Hague.  He was a summer associate at Public International Law & Policy Group in Washington, D.C.

As a Harold Rosenthal International Relations Fellow, Parker worked for the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, reporting on disinformation in elections and armed conflicts, and researching United States-Russia relations for Evelyn Farkas.  He was a Fulbright Fellow in Cyprus, a Peace Corps volunteer in Azerbaijan, and an AmeriCorps volunteer in Alabama.

Recognition

  • Rhodes Scholarship Finalist

Education

  • Harvard Law School, Harvard Kennedy School (J.D./M.P.P., 2020)
    • Executive Editor, Harvard International Law Journal
    •  Research and teaching assistant for Samantha Power, current Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, and for Nicholas Burns, current United States Ambassador to China
    • Co-director, Harvard Law School’s chapter of International Refugee Assistance Project
    • Team Leader, Human Rights Advocates
    •  Associate Editor at Large, Kennedy School Review
  •  University of Alabama (B.A., summa cum laude, 2011) 

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Admitted to practice only in the District of Columbia, and is not admitted in Wisconsin