Nancy J. Geenen
Nancy J. Geenen
Nancy J. Geenen is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP.
Ms. Geenen is a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation and Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations Practices and the Life Sciences Industry Team.
She is the former managing partner of the firm's San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices.
has extensive trial and arbitration experience in all aspects of commercial and business litigation.
practice focuses on intellectual property rights, unfair competition, trade secrets, creditor's rights and business valuations.
has tried a wide range of cases in the financial services, electronic, real estate and life science industries.
In 1998 and 1999, Ms. Geenen worked for the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) in Geneva, Switzerland as team leader and senior legal officer.
The Commission resolved claims for losses connected to the 1990 Gulf War.
While working at the UNCC, she coordinated the prosecution and resolution of $10 billion in claims for contract and business losses filed by business entities from 45 countries.
Ms. Geenen is a 1988 graduate of the Santa Clara University School of Law and earned M.A. and B.A. degrees from Stanford University.
Admitted to the California Bar
in 1988, she
practices before all of the United States District Courts in California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
has spoken on litigation risk analysis and management, electronic discovery, jury trials, mentoring, diversity, and law firm management to numerous audiences.
Ms. Geenen serves on board of directors for the San Francisco School Alliance and for the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.
In each of the last five years she has been named a "Super Lawyer" in business litigation by the publishers of Law & Politics Magazine and one of Most Influential Business Women in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.
Ms. Geenen is a past co-chair of Foley's Gay and Lesbian Affinity Group.