As executive director, Nancy serves as the firm's chief operating officer, making recommendations regarding administrative support and management policies. She also is responsible for overseeing analysis and for recommending action on key strategic goals at the request of the executive committee chair. Nancy provides leadership and direction to the firm while developing teams to deliver on operational commitments.
Foster Pepper was founded on certain core values. The Membership believes these core values should serve as the guiding principles for our dealings with clients and with one another. Members are accountable to each other for adhering to these values and instilling them throughout the firm.
Client Service - We provide creative and cost-effective solutions to the legal issues facing our clients. We work as a team to apply inter-disciplinary expertise in promoting our clients overall goals. We deliver high quality work in a timely fashion.
Integrity and Trust - We demand the highest standards of personal and professional integrity. We trust and are candid with each other. We earn our clients trust. Our rules and policies apply equally to each member.
Entrepreneurial Spirit - We aggressively pursue interesting and challenging legal work. We work hard to make the firm successful and to generate income competitive with our peers in the legal community. We seek out opportunities to develop and expand relationships with existing and new clients.
Supportive Environment - We require a respectful and supportive workplace. We value time for friends, families, and interests outside of work. We make time to have fun and to enjoy the company of our colleagues. We do not reward individual success that is achieved at the expense of the firm.
Civic Duty - We value our long tradition of civic and community service. We pursue opportunities for contributing to our communities and doing pro bono work.
Long Range Commitment - We manage the firm for the long term. We acquire the infrastructure and technology needed to work efficiently and effectively. We are committed to building the firm by recruiting, training and retaining quality people.