William Foley is a Senior Associate in the New York Office and a member of the Securities Litigation, Investigations and Enforcement practice group.
His practice focuses on the representation of financial institutions, investment
advisors and other public and privately-held companies in corporate and
securities litigation, and other complex business litigation matters. In
particular, he has wide-ranging experience representing clients in stock-drop
class actions, shareholder derivative actions, M&A and hostile takeover
disputes, and complex contractual and business tort cases before federal and
state courts and the Delaware Court of Chancery.
Mr. Foley also devotes a significant portion of his practice to providing pro
bono services, primarily in civil rights and immigration matters.
He has written and contributed to articles appearing in the New York Law Journal, Harvard Law School Forum on
Corporate Governance, Financial Law Fraud Report, Bloomberg BNA, and
Westlaw Journal. He was previously an
associate with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.