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Joan Foley

Kermit Gitenstein Distinguished Professor of Health Law & Policy


B.A., with honors, 1991, State University of New York at Binghamton
J.D., 1995, New York University School of Law


Contact Info
Email: jfoley@tourolaw.edu
Phone: Office: 631-761-7181
Room: 411E
Office Hours:
Faculty Assistant: Faculty Services
631-761-7006
fac-serv@tourolaw.edu
Biography
Professor Foley is the Kermit Gitenstein Distinguished Professor of Health Law and Policy. She teaches Legal Process and American Trial Courts - Theory and Practice in the Federal Courts. 

Professor Foley received her legal education at the New York University School of Law, graduating in 1995. After law school, she joined the firm of Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP. From 2000 through 2006, Professor Foley was a partner of that firm in Seattle, Washington. Her practice focused on health law, complex litigation, appellate litigation, and environmental litigation. Professor Foley represented clients in a wide range of cases, including reimbursement litigation, product liability, toxic tort, breach of contract, and class actions. She also was a volunteer attorney with Northwest Justice Project. 

Professor Foley joined the faculty at the University of Washington School of Law in 2007.  There, she taught first-year and upper division legal writing courses. 

Throughout her legal career, Professor Foley has served on a number of boards of professional and non-profit organizations. Professor Foley is the Secretary to the Federal Bar Association – Eastern District of New York Chapter Board. She is a Steering Committee Member of the Laurel Rubin Farm Worker Justice Project.

Professor Foley's distinctions include being recognized in Law & Politics Magazine as a "Rising Star of Washington Law" and being named a Chapter Member of the Year by Washington Women Lawyers. 




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Courses
Legal Process
American Trial Courts: Theory & Practice in the Federal Courts
 


Publications
Joan Foley & Constance Krontz, Interactive Citation Workstation: Washington (June 30, 2015, at 10:00 AM) http:www.lexisnexis.com/icw/.