Our Firm

Foley Hoag is committed to helping our clients achieve their desired results by excelling in the time-honored practices of the legal profession and seizing on new ways to continuously improve our performance and service level. 
Since 1943, Foley Hoag has represented public and private clients in a wide range of disputes and transactions around the world. We have established a lengthy record of success in industries such as life sciences, health care, technology, energy/renewables, investment management and professional services. We also offer our clients market-leading international litigation and arbitration services, and unmatched counsel in the evolving field of corporate social responsibility. 
From our offices in Boston, Washington, D.C., New York, and Paris, we provide creative, strategic legal advice tailored to clients’ unique goals. Our powerful regional, national and international practices share a common emphasis on superior client service. 
What makes us different?
Insight – We deeply understand our clients’ businesses, priorities, strategies and industries. 

Creativity – With approximately 300 lawyers, we have a reputation for an intellectual approach to case analysis and efficiently developing creative, compelling legal strategies.

Innovation – We are connected to the entrepreneurial community and detect emerging trends that will affect clients down the road.

Size – Our clients have the full sustained attention of partner-level talent backed by large-firm firepower.

Responsiveness – In an Internet-driven culture, we still like to pick up the phone and meet face to face to cultivate the deep mutual understanding needed for success.

Loyalty – The exceptionally long average tenure of our lawyers reflects the appeal of our easy-going yet professionally serious culture. 

Diversity – In addition to their rich cultural diversity, our attorneys typically possess complementary expertise beyond the law, often manifested in multiple advanced degrees.