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Main Office: Milwaukee
Participating Offices: Chicago; Del Mar, CA; Detroit; Jacksonville; Los Angeles; Madison, WI; Milwaulkee; New York; Orlando; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Tampa; Washington, D.C.
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Blog Posts

"Justices' Foley Warning Shows Attys Must Rein In Clients"
Ryan Davis of has an article (subscription required for full access) that begins, "While a Foley & Lardner LLP partner who filed a jargon-filled petition mostly written by a client escaped U.S. Supreme Court sanctions Monday, the justices nonetheless put attorneys on notice...
"Justices Scold but Decline to Punish Attorney Who Faced Rare Sanction"
Jacob Gershman has this post today at's "Law Blog." Aebra Coe of has an article headlined " High Court Won't Discipline Foley Atty For Jumbled Petition " (subscription required for full access) that begins, "A Foley & Lardner LLP partner on Monday was freed of a...
"Foley Atty In High Court Row May Have Broken Ethics Rules"
Andrew Strickler of has a report (subscription required for full access) that begins, "The Foley & Lardner LLP partner who drew a rare sanction threat from the U.S. Supreme Court for filing an impenetrable, jargon-packed petition he says was penned largely by his client may...

Firm News

Daily Business Review (registration)
Francisco Cerezo Jumps to DLA Piper From Foley & LardnerDaily Business Review (registration)Four years after joining Foley & Lardner to launch a Latin American practice, Francisco Cerezo has defected to DLA Piper to head its Latin American corporate practice and took a partner with him. Cerezo informed colleagues in an email that he joined …and more »
IPPro The Internet
Foley & Lardner adds IP partnerIPPro The InternetFoley & Lardner has appointed Eley Thompson to its intellectual property and litigation practices as partner in Chicago. Thompson focuses his practice on a wide variety of IP areas, including patent and trademark prosecution, trade secrets, and litigation.
Manufacturing Contracts in DistressJD Supra (press release)... manufacturers can avoid troubled companies' use of their own ordinarily broad bankruptcy rights to reject contracts for continued supply of goods. The authors of this post would like to thank Foley & Lardner Summer Associates, Claudia Ajluni and …
Federal Circuit Invalidates Another Diagnostic PatentJD Supra (press release)In Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc., Slip Op. 2014-1139, 2014-114 (Fed. Cir. June 12, 2015), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that Sequenom's U.S. Patent No. 6,258,540 (the '540 Patent) was invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 101, ...
Internal Investigations — Assessing Witness CredibilityJD Supra (press release)As experienced investigators know, an investigation into allegations of harassment, discrimination or other misconduct may lead to a so-called “he said/she said” scenario, possibly leaving the investigator in a quandary as to the investigation's outcome.
A Compilation of Non-Enforcement ActionsJD Supra (press release)The Securities and Exchange Commission instituted and settled an administrative proceeding against an investment adviser, its principal, and three independent directors of a registered investment company for process failures in connection with the …and more »
Tips & Traps When Talking to Potential InvestorsJD Supra (press release)The fundraising process requires countless hours to develop and refine an investor pitch. While the majority of that time will be focused on how to find and raise money from the best investors on the best terms, it is critical to remember that there …
DTE Energy Issues 5-50 MW RFPJD Supra (press release)DTE Energy (DTE) announced recently that it has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the construction of a 5-50 MW solar generating facility. While DTE is seeking proposals for projects in the city of Detroit as well as surrounding communities …and more »
The National Law Review
Top Three Cybersecurity MisconceptionsJD Supra (press release)Cybersecurity is an issue that should be top-of-mind for all companies. But there are three misconceptions about cybersecurity that can put companies at significant risk. In this video, Foley Partner Michael Overly discusses these misconceptions and …Open for Business: Who's Investing in Latin America [VIDEO]The National Law Reviewall 4 news articles »
Making the Most Out of Your Board MeetingJD Supra (press release)Many first-time entrepreneurs have never participated in a formal board meeting. After an initial round of financing, regular board meetings become a reality. Preparing for board meetings can be time consuming and daunting. But with the right planning …
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