Prior to joining the Touro Law Center faculty in 2009, Professor Foley was a faculty member at the University of Washington School of Law from 2007 to 2009 where she taught Legal Analysis, Research and Writing and Persuasive Writing. From 2000 through 2006, she was a partner at the law firm of Gordon Thomas Honeywell in Seattle, Washington. Her practice focused on complex litigation, appellate litigation, and environmental litigation.
Professor Foley graduated from the New York University School of Law. She interned at the Natural Resources Defense Council, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, New York County District Attorney's Office, and Evergreen Legal Services.
Professor Foley has served on the boards and committees of several professional and non-profit organizations, including The Center of Environmental Law & Policy, Washington State Bar Association Pro Bono & Legal Aid Committee, and King County Washington Women Lawyer’s. Professor Foley has also been a volunteer attorney for the Northwest Justice Project.
Professor Foley was named a "Rising Star of Washington Law 2007" in Law & Politics Magazine. She was named a Chapter Member of the Year by Washington Women Lawyers in 1997.
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