Foley Hoag Names Nicole Archibald as Director of Legal Recruiting

January 28, 2022

Foley Hoag LLP has announced that Nicole Archibald has joined the firm as its Director of Legal Recruiting. Archibald will oversee all aspects of attorney recruitment for Foley Hoag, including summer associate, entry-level and lateral hiring.

"We're very pleased to welcome Nicole to Foley Hoag, and are confident that she will be a great asset to the firm and its culture," said Foley Hoag Co-Managing Partner Kenneth Leonetti. "Her considerable prior experience as a director of recruiting, legal search consultant and practicing litigator will prove a valuable asset as we look to 2022 and beyond. Our executive committee, practice leaders, hiring committee and I are excited to begin working with Nicole to attract new talent and strengthen our market-leading practices."

Archibald and her team will work closely alongside the firm’s Professional Development and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion departments to attract, integrate, develop, retain and promote a diverse group of lawyers who will be successful in meeting and exceeding the needs of the firm's clients.

"I look forward to collaborating with Foley Hoag's management, department chairs and practice leaders, and hiring committee to develop, implement and execute proactive recruiting initiatives to further the firm's hiring goals and strategic growth plan," Archibald said.

Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Archibald served as Director of Legal Talent Acquisition at Troutman Pepper, overseeing all aspects of lawyer recruiting. She is a former litigation attorney, having received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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