Hillary VedvigFoley & Lardner LLP, Associate
Hillary Vedvig is an associate and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the Environmental Regulation Practice. Ms. Vedvig is a graduate of Yale Law School (J.D., 2017). While there, she served as the director of the Palliative Care Medical Legal Partnership and co-authored “Forced Into Breaking the Law - the Criminalization of Homelessness in Connecticut” through the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School. Ms. Vedvig also worked for the Ombudsperson Institute of Kosovo, Pristina, Kosovo, as a legal advisor and for the European Human Rights Advocacy Center, London, UK, as a legal intern.
Ms. Vedvig also traveled to Liberia to work with the government on negotiations with large palm oil corporations, focusing on human rights and land rights for indigenous people. Finally, while at Yale Law School, Ms. Vedvig served as a Teaching Assistant and Co-Teacher for a Divinity School course titled Life Worth Living and served as a Teaching Assistant in the Film Department, teaching classes on Disney and Hollywood in the 21st Century.
Currently, in Madison, Ms. Vedvig volunteers for the Eviction Defense Project through Legal Action of Wisconsin, providing legal representation to indigent clients facing eviction.