Dana Foley is an associate in the Washington, DC office of Arnold & Porter LLP. Her practice focuses on sophisticated estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning for high net worth individuals. Ms. Foley's experience includes drafting complex wills and trusts; implementing strategies for wealth preservation, charitable giving, and business succession; and litigating tax controversies involving the Internal Revenue Service and local tax authorities. Her pro bono practice includes providing end-of-life planning for patients of the Whitman Walker Clinic, assisting charitable organizations in gaining tax-exempt status, and filing immigration petitions for victims of domestic violence under the Violence Against Women Act.
Ms. Foley received her JD, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was a member of the Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board and served as senior articles and comments editor of the University of Miami's Business Law Review. Ms. Foley also received a Tax LLM, with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center. While studying at Georgetown University, Ms. Foley served as a judicial extern for the Honorable David Gustafson of the United States Tax Court.
Ms. Foley was selected as a Fellow for the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Fellows Program for 2012-2014.