Founding member at Foley & Quigley Law PLC
Tom Foley is a founding member of the FOLEY & QUIGLEY LAW PLC a Minnesota based law firm focusing his practice on gaming regulatory, licensing and compliance matters, tribal law, administrative law, and Indian gaming law; He is also Vice President of LOWRY STRATEGIES INC. a Washington based government affairs company. Foley has a significant administrative, government and public law practice. After twenty- one years in law enforcement, Foley was appointed to the National Indian Gaming Commission (1995-1998) for a three-year term as Commissioner, Vice-Chairman, and Acting Chairman. His national law practice emphasis is on gaming law. He represents tribes, owners, operators and developers of gaming facilities, manufacturers of gaming devices, investment banks and lenders on State and Federal regulatory gaming related matters. Foley was selected to be in the 2005- 2019 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in Gaming Law.FOLEY & QUIGLEY LAW was named by Best Lawyers and U.S. News 2020 as Top Tier law firms in Gaming and Native American Law.
A native of Minnesota, Foley has distinguished himself as a public servant of the state. Foley formerly served as Director of the Washington, D.C. office of Governor Jesse Ventura. In this capacity, he represented the State of Minnesota before the U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives and federal agencies. Foley served as a Commissioner on the Metropolitan Airports Commission (1999-2009) and was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Governor’s Commission on Congressional and Legislative Redistricting (2000). He also served as Deputy Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Corrections (1976-1978) and as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Minnesota (1973-1976). Foley served four terms as Ramsey County Attorney (1978- 1995) in St. Paul. As County Attorney, he was the chief prosecutor for this capitol jurisdiction. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651 214 9978.