Foley & Mansfield today announced that Abby K. Rooney has been named to the position of Chief Operating Officer for the 175+ attorney Firm.
Rooney will have oversight responsibility for the operational aspects of the Firm’s 16 offices and support staff. She succeeds recently-retired COO Mona Nore, who served in that position since May, 2014.
Abby originally joined the Firm’s Human Resources team in 2006, and was subsequently named Director of Human Resources in 2014. She will retain that title in addition to assuming the COO role.
Abby is a member of the Society For Human Resources Management and the Association of Legal Administrators, where she currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Chapter as Past President. She holds the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the HR Certification Institute.
“Abby has a demonstrated commitment to developing top talent and best practices throughout the Firm’s 16 offices, and is uniquely qualified to drive operational excellence as our new COO,” said Kyle B. Mansfield, founding partner.