Abby Rooney, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Human Resources for Foley & Mansfield, oversees the operational aspects and human resources functions of the firm’s 16 offices. Abby has more than a decade of HR experience, and is skilled in all aspects of recruitment, talent management, employee relations, leadership and employee development, training, compensation, benefits, HRIS and workers’ compensation.
Abby has been involved in numerous firm-wide initiatives aimed at creating a progressive, dynamic workforce, including spearheading a staff development program to improve the consistency and efficiency of document production. An active member of the firm’s Diversity Committee, she is also charged with developing proactive recruitment practices to increase the diversity of firm professionals and staff nationwide.
When she joined Foley & Mansfield in 2006, Abby brought a professional background in accounting and international business to her role. She 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 as Past President of the Minnesota Chapter. She holds the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the HR Certification Institute.
IN THE NEWS
June 7, 2019
Foley & Mansfield Names Abby K. Rooney COO
Foley & Mansfield today announced that Abby K. Rooney has been named to the position of Chief Operating Officer for the 175+ attorney firm.
September 12, 2018
Abby Rooney Named 2018 Unsung Legal Hero by Minnesota Lawyer Magazine
Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce that Abbey Rooney, Director of Human Resources, has been named a 2018 "Unsung Legal Hero" by Minnesota Lawyer Magazine.
November 20, 2017
Coming Together for a Purpose
The people at Foley believe that having a team of diverse and multifaceted individuals is essential to delivering the highest caliber, results-oriented legal representation to clients.... Consistent with that belief, they have thrown the doors wide to welcome and develop women in all areas of the profession.