Taft Foley II
Taft Foley’s unrivaled courtroom success is equally matched by his dedication and proven track record as a community activist. Attorney Foley graduated cum laude from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he obtained bachelors degrees in Legal Studies and African-American History. Upon graduation from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, attorney Foley went on to become the youngest Director of Legal Advocacy Programs for the Houston NAACP. This fall Taft Foley will become the first NAACP attorney to argue before the Texas Supreme Court.
In 2005, attorney Foley founded the Foley Law Firm where he created the firm’s Community Development Initiative. The Initiative consists of an HIV/AIDS activism program, a poverty program, and a mentorship program. Attorney Foley’s tireless efforts to eradicate the social ills imposed by disadvantage have had a profound impact on the Houston community.
The Foley Law Firm is a personal injury practice dedicated to the zealous representation of individuals who have been injured or killed in accidents. The Firm has obtained several multimillion dollar jury awards against corporations and insurance companies. In 2012 attorney Foley became the first African American lawyer to appear on the cover of H-Magazine’s Top Lawyers edition. The magazine heralded Taft Foley as one of the best personal injury lawyers in Texas.
In April of 2011, Taft Foley II was awarded the Francis Williams Advocacy Award by the Houston Lawyers Association for his demonstration of unrelenting and vigorous defense of significant issues of concern for the African American community that impact social change. In 2001, 2004 and 2005, Attorney Foley received the Houston NAACP Alex Award for Legal Excellence. Attorney Foley is a life member of the NAACP.
Taft L. Foley II is an active participant with various community service organizations. His weekends are often spent building houses with Habitat for Humanity or feeding the homeless. Attorney Foley and his son Taft III are both first degree black belts in Tae Kwon Do and have fought in martial arts tournaments domestically and abroad.
Attorney Taft Foley listed as one of Houston’s top lawyers
Recently attorney Foley was featured as one of Houston’s top lawyers in Houston’s premiere lifestyle magazine. For a copy of the article, click the link below.