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Virtual Law Foley offers trust and wealth administration services through its Foley Private Office division, and it has trademarked its KnowledgeGate Web resource that offers transaction templates, risk assessment tools and online negotiation assistance for clients dealing with technology acquisition and implementation. A similar, more-generalized product called the Foley ClientSuite is billed as a “virtual office” that lets clients access customized packages of white papers, guidelines and policy documents. In the anti-corruption arena, Foley launched a first-of-its-kind, innovative, web-based compliance solution, FOLEY Global Risk Solutions, which delivers risk assessment on FCPA issues that arise during the course of business operations. IN THE NEWS May 2017 Success for Sotera In a team effort from the San Diego office, Foley successfully advised Sotera Wireless Inc. in the company’s approved plan to leave bankruptcy (for which they had filed in 2016) with $30 million in new investments, $19.8 million of which will come from the Apple Inc. supplier Foxconn Technology Group. Sotera was founded in 2002 as part of Triage Data Networks Inc., producing health surveillance devices that are used in more than 45 hospitals around the world which continuously monitor patients’ vitals and wirelessly send the data to electronic health records systems. April 2017 Top Workplaces in Wisconsin Foley & Lardner LLP was recognized in the “Wisconsin Top Workplaces 2017” ranking as a best place to work in southeastern Wisconsin, with CEO, chairman, and partner, Jay Rothman selected as a 2017 Top Workplaces Leadership Award recipient. Foley is the only law firm to rank in the top 11 each year since the inception of the award. The annual recognition highlights area organizations that demonstrate leadership, morale, career development opportunities, and strong benefits. Some of Foley’s employee benefits highlighted were expanded paternity leave, on-site manicures and massages, and free dinner on Thursdays. March 2017 Free at Last Through the hard work of Foley attorney Naikang Tsao (Madison), James Patterson was freed in 2014 as part of President Obama’s Clemency Project. The Clemency Project focused on low-level non-violent drug offenders like Patterson with limited opportunity and education at the time of sentencing. While serving 14 of his 22-year prison sentence, Patterson learned to read and write, received his GED, sang in the prison choir,
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573 Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms, 2018 Edition FOLEY & LARDNER LLP and received several work promotions. Today, Patterson’s future looks bright, thanks to his deep desire to learn, Tsao’s expert legal assistance, and Foley’s commitment to worthwhile pro- bono efforts. February 2017 Hey Now, You’re an All-Star Six Foley partners were named 2017 BTI Client Service All- Stars by The BTI Consulting Group in practices including: IP Litigation; Trademark, Copyright and Advertising; and Dist- ribution and Franchise The All-Star recipients were solely nominated by clients
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