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Ms. Nancy J. Geenen

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Managing Partner

Local Address: San Francisco, California, United States
Suann Ingle Associates
One Battery Park Plaza 34Th Floor
New York , New York 10004
United States

Company Description: Suann Ingle Associates offers a rare combination of talent, wisdom and high-level experience in designing decisive communication for high-stakes legal disputes. We...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MA
  • JD
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Stanford University
  • Master of Arts , Education
    Stanford University
  • Juris Doctor
    Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Bachelor in Arts
    Stanford University
  • Master in Arts , education
    Stanford University
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Category Archives: Practice Management, 14 Aug 2014 [cached]
by Suann Ingle, M.S. and Nancy J. Geenen, M.A. Ed., J.D.
by Suann Ingle, M.S. and Nancy Geenen, M.A. Ed. and J.D.
PressNewsRoom » Women Who Mean Business [cached]
Nancy J. Geenen, author and communication expert, recently signed a publishing deal with CelebrityPress, a leading business book publishing company, along with other leading experts to release the book, "Women Who Mean Business."
Orlando, Fla. - January 24, 2012 - Nancy Geenen, M.A. Ed. and J.D., is the Managing Director of Suann Ingle Communications, a trial consulting firm and a member of the CompassLys Group. Nancy and a select group of leading businesswomen from around the world have joined together to co-write the forthcoming book titled, Women Who Mean Business.
Nancy formulates strategy and trains her clients in presentation and communication skills. As a practicing lawyer, Nancy tried and arbitrated over 150 business disputes, including commercial, financial, and intellectual property cases. She counsels clients on risk assessment and litigation management and consults with trial teams in bench and jury trials, settlement, mediation, and arbitration.
Women Who Mean Business, will featuretop women in the business world revealingstrategies that can help women grow their business, profits and lifestyle. The book is tentatively scheduled for release in the spring of 2012.
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About Nancy J. Geenen:
After ten years at a boutique law firm in San Francisco, Nancy moved to Geneva, Switzerland to work for the United Nations Compensation Commission as team leader and senior legal officer. While working at the UN, she investigated and prosecuted over $10 billion in contract claims and other business injuries filed by 420 business entities from 45 countries, incurred as a result of the 1990 Gulf War. In 2000, Nancy joined Foley & Lardner LLP, a top tier full service law firm that excels in client service. Nancy has been a Northern California SuperLawyer in business and intellectual property litigation since 2004.
In 2010, Nancy was elected to the inaugural class of the Forever Influential Business Women Hall of Fame by The San Francisco Business Times. During her three terms as Managing Partner for the Northern California offices of Foley, Nancy joined the list of Most Influential Business Women in the Bay Area for six consecutive years. She also served three terms on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce with two consecutive terms as an at-large member of the Executive Committee. A current member of the Women's President Organization, she served one year on its board of directors. Nancy is board member of the Galt Foundation and the San Francisco School Alliance.
With over 25 years of legal and management experience in the United States and Europe, Nancy speaks and writes frequently on leadership, risk analysis, and jury trial presentation. Her recent articles and presentations include: Eureka! Moments on the Path to Successful Visual Presentations in the Courtroom, The Jury Expert, The American Association of Trial Consultants, September 2011; Networking: Breaking the Glass Ceiling, SF Bar Association, November 2010; Foundations for Developing and Implementing Strategic Plans, UC Hastings College of Law, Leadership Academy for Women, July 2010; Women Leading Law Firms, Law Practice and Management, Bar Association of San Francisco, January 2010; Managing Partner Q&A, Law Practice Magazine, December 2008; Taking Risks, Making Decisions, & Other Challenges of Women Law Firm Leaders, UC Hastings College of Law, Leadership Academy for Women, July 2008; Effective Mentoring of Women Attorneys, Retaining & Developing Women Lawyers, ACI, December 2007; Club v. Business, Managing the Evolving Law Firm, American Legal Administrators, National Conference, 2005; Beating the Odds: Success Strategies for Creating Gender Equity in the Legal Profession, State Bar Association of California, 2004; Developing Law Firm Leaders, Edge International, 2003; Courtroom Psychology and Trial Advocacy, Richard Waites (2003), contributing writer on Opening Statements.
Bios - San Francisco School Alliance, 17 Oct 2009 [cached]
Nancy J. Geenen is the office managing partner of Foley & Lardner LLP's San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices and is a member of the IP Litigation and Business Reorganization Practice Groups. In 1998 and 1999, Nancy worked for the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) in Geneva, Switzerland as team leader and senior legal officer for construction and engineering claims and is a 1988 graduate of the Santa Clara University School of Law. She earned M.A. and B.A. degrees from Stanford University. Nancy serves on the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors as a member of the executive committee. She has been named a "Super Lawyer" by the publishers of Law & Politics and San Francisco Magazine and one of the 100 Most Influential Business Women in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.
Board of Directors/Officers - Julia Morgan School for Girls, 29 Jan 2007 [cached]
NANCY GEENEN is an attorney and managing partner of Foley & Lardner's San Francisco, Sacramento and Silicon Valley offices.She has extensive trial and arbitration experience in all aspects of commercial and business litigation.Ms. Geenen formerly worked for the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) in Geneva, Switzerland as team leader and senior legal officer for construction and engineering claims, resolving claims related to the 1991 Gulf War.She has been named a "Super Lawyer" by the publishers of Law & Politics and San Francisco Magazine and one of the 100 Most Influential Business Women in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.Ms. Geenen played tennis, field hockey and basketball as a student and has a strong commitment to girls' sports.She received her legal degree from Santa Clara University and her B.A. and M.A. from Stanford University.
Board Leadership | San Francisco School Alliance, 19 July 2013 [cached]
Nancy Geenen
Managing Director and Founder CompassLys Group LLC
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