Alexis Robertson is the Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for Foley & Lardner LLP. She provides firm-wide strategic direction and oversight on all diversity and inclusion related matters. In addition to supervising the DEI team, she collaborates with firm leadership, talent development, and business development to address DEI-related concerns and execute the firm’s DEI Strategic Plan. Alexis is also the host of Foley’s podcast, The Path & The Practice. Each episode, available on all major podcast platforms, features Alexis in conversation with a different Foley attorney, exploring their unique background, path to law school, and legal practice.
Alexis joined Foley from Baker McKenzie, where she was North America manager of Diversity & Inclusion. In this position, she managed the implementation of all diversity-related programing, initiatives, and client reporting in the North America region. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Alexis spent two years as a Legal Recruiting Director for The Partners Group where she focused on placing underrepresented attorneys with law firms and corporations.
Alexis earned her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and practiced with Kirkland & Ellis and Seyfarth Shaw following graduation. She earned her undergraduate degree from the American University in Washington, D.C.