William J. Foley

New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 6308

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University Manhattan College, B.S., magna cum laude, 2004
Law SchoolState University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., cum laude, 2009
Admitted2010, New York; Massachusetts; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

William Foley focuses his practice on corporate and securities litigation, particularly shareholder and derivative suits, and complex commercial disputes. He actively participates in pro bono matters, and has successfully petitioned for asylum on behalf of various political refugees.

William received his J.D. from the University at Buffalo Law School (S.U.N.Y.), where he served as Articles Editor for the Buffalo Law Review. He is admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts, as well as the United States District Court for Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.


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Before The Whistle Blows: Understanding And Addressing The Expanding Scope Of Whistleblower Protections Under Sarbanes-Oxley And Dodd-Frank
William J. Foley,Jason M. Halper,Lambrina Mathews, May 15, 2014
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ("Sarbanes-Oxley") was enacted following the accounting scandals of the early 2000s involving Enron, WorldCom and other public companies. Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank") in 2010 following...

Supreme Court Holds That Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Provision Applies To Employees Of Investment Advisers And Other Private Companies
William J. Foley,Jason M. Halper,Adam S. Lurie,Lambrina Mathews, March 20, 2014
On March 4, 2013, the Supreme Court issued an opinion with broad implications for mutual funds and certain other SEC-regulated companies that conduct business through or with privately-held entities (such as investment advisers and managers), as well as the private companies that do business with...

Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc.: Assessing Possible Modifications to Basic And The Fraud-On-The-Market Theory
Ryan J. Andreoli,William J. Foley,Jason M. Halper, March 19, 2014
Securities class action lawsuits have long been a fact of life for public companies traded on a U.S. exchange. Since 1997, plaintiffs have filed more than 3,200 securities fraud lawsuits that have resulted in approximately $75 billion in settlements. The threat posed by such suits has been cited as...
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William J. Foley

New YorkNY 10281-0006


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