Alexis P. Robertson

Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Alexis P. Robertson

Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

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.

12 July 2024 The Path & The Practice

Podcast Episode 112: Kate Beattie, Partner

This episode of The Path & The Practice features a conversation with Kate Beattie. Kate is a partner in Foley’s Boston office focused on labor & employment.
28 June 2024 The Path & The Practice

Podcast Episode 111: Mikle Jew, Senior Counsel

This episode of The Path & The Practice features a conversation with Mikle Jew. Mikle is a senior counsel in the San Diego office focused on litigation.
27 June 2024 Foley Career Perspectives

Foley Pride Month Program Lights the Way to Becoming a Better Ally

In honor of Pride Month, Foley & Lardner welcomed back PFLAG National for a virtual workshop titled “Going Beyond the Binary to Become a Better Ally” on June 26 led by PFLAG Learning & Inclusion Manager Mackenzie Harte (they/them).
20 June 2024 Foley Career Perspectives

Foley Juneteenth Program Explores the Narratives that Shape Our Understanding of History

18 June 2024 The Path & The Practice

Podcast Episode 110: Tim Mohan, Senior Counsel

This episode of The Path & The Practice features a conversation with Tim Mohan. Tim is a senior counsel in Foley's Denver office focused on restructuring and bankruptcy litigation.
22 March 2024 In the News

Alexis Robertson Underscores Foley’s Commitment to DEI

Foley & Lardner LLP Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Alexis Robertson is quoted in the Bloomberg Law article, “Law Firms Boost Diversity Defenses After Conservative Backlash,” offering insight on law firm efforts to protect DEI efforts.