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Foote, Abbey

Abbey Foote


Direct Tel: +1 202 538 8145, Direct Fax: +1 202 538 8100
Washington, D.C.
Tel: +1 202 538 8000 Fax: +1 202 538 8100

Abbey is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Washington DC office.  Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and government investigations.  Prior to joining the firm, Abbey served as a law clerk to two federal judges: the Honorable Susie Morgan and the Honorable Mark Goldsmith.


  • Georgetown University Law Center
    (J.D., magna cum laude, 2018)
    • Order of the Coif 
    • The Tax Lawyer:
      • Senior Staff Editor
  • Washington University 
    (B.A., Political Science and Legal Studies, 2015)
  • The State Bar of Michigan
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Mark Goldsmith: 
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2021-2022
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Susie Morgan: 
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2019-2020
  • Co-Author, SEC Takes Aim at Crypto Platforms as Unregistered Exchanges, (2023)
  • Author, A Friend in Need May Get You in Trouble for Insider Trading Indeed: An Argument for the Meaningfully Close Personal Relationship Definition of Friendship Under the Gift Theory, 107 Geo. L.J. Online 1 (2018)