Kimberly Guilfoyle

  • Vice Chairwoman, America First Action
  • Former Co-Host, FOX News Channel's The Five
  • Bestselling Author of Making the Case: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate
  • Former Assistant District Attorney in San Francisco and Los Angeles

Renowned cable television news journalist and former district attorney, Kimberly Guilfoyle is Vice Chairwoman of America First Action, the primary super PAC dedicated to electing federal candidates who support the agenda of the Trump-Pence administration.

Prior to joining America First, Kimberly served as co-host of FOX News Channel's (FNC) The Five. She joined FNC in 2006 as a legal analyst, and became one of the cable news channel’s most recognizable pundits during her 12-year tenure. 

The author of the national bestseller, Making the Case: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate, Guilfoyle has been named “USO Entertainer of the Year,” "Outstanding Woman of the Year," as well as "Prosecutor of the Month." Guilfoyle joined FNC as a legal analyst in 2006, hosting the one-hour crime-based program, "The Lineup." Heralded as a quick-thinking spitfire who has an answer for every question, Guilfoyle addresses topics as varied as politics and decoding current events, women's empowerment, executive leadership, legal affairs, and crisis communications, with insight, passion, and her signature sense of humor. With insider access to all the top players in Washington and the White House, Guilfoyle is a master of the 24-hour news cycle, able to unpack what's really happening and go beyond the headlines.

Before joining FOX, Guilfoyle served as a legal analyst at CNN and ABC News, and was featured regularly on ABC's Good Morning America. She also hosted her own show, Both Sides on Court TV. Throughout her decade-long television career, Guilfoyle has covered major legal cases, including those involving O.J. Simpson, Scott Peterson, Jon Benet Rasmey, Natalee Holloway, Kobe Bryant and Michael Jackson. 

Prior to her career in broadcast television, Guilfoyle served as an assistant district attorney at the San Francisco and Los Angeles District Attorney's Offices. The recipient of numerous prosecutorial awards as well as a Special Civil Rights Award by New York City, Guilfoyle served as managing attorney of the trial division, handling sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, murder, and drugs cases. She made a name for herself after prosecuting two members of the Aryan Brotherhood for murder in a case that made national headlines, and was also co-prosecutor in the case "People v. Noel and Knoller," a second-degree murder trial involving a dog mauling, which received national and international attention. In addition to her established legal career, Guilfoyle served as First Lady of San Francisco in 2003 and is recognized for being the city’s first “Latina” First Lady.

 

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Rave Reviews About Kimberly Guilfoyle
She was awesome!... She goes the extra mile at every turn. She has warmth and heart and people couldn’t get enough of her. We have never in 18 years of my doing this had so many in line for Q&A. It could have gone on and on. She’s a very special lady...

A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted Kimberly Guilfoyle
  • Synergy Global Forum
  • The Diversity Discussion
  • The University of Texas at Tyler
  • Cornell University
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Beyond the Headlines: Decoding Today's Politics and Current Events

Political and legal analyst Kimberly Guilfoyle takes audiences inside today's top stories, issues and current events, providing engaging and substantive commentary that will have them looking at the news in an entirely new way. With a career in broadcast television that spanned over a decade and thr ...

Political and legal analyst Kimberly Guilfoyle takes audiences inside today's top stories, issues and current events, providing engaging and substantive commentary that will have them looking at the news in an entirely new way. With a career in broadcast television that spanned over a decade and three major networks, Guilfoyle shines a revealing and entertaining light on issues ranging from what to expect from the current administration to what's on the agenda on Capitol Hill, balancing both candid analysis and humorous anecdotes. 

Making the Case: Lessons in Leadership and How to Come out Ahead

National bestselling author of Making the Case: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate, Kimberly Guilfoyle provides powerful lessons on leadership, how to craft a winning argument, get what you want, help others along the way, and come out ahead in any situation. Having lost her mother to leukemia at only ...

National bestselling author of Making the Case: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate, Kimberly Guilfoyle provides powerful lessons on leadership, how to craft a winning argument, get what you want, help others along the way, and come out ahead in any situation. Having lost her mother to leukemia at only 11 years-old, early in life Guilfoyle learned resilience, self-empowerment, and how to build a solid case for the things she wanted. Starting her career at the District Attorney's office, before moving on to broadcast television, Guilfoyle quickly made a name for herself, earning recognition and praise in both the court room and the news room. In this insightful and riveting keynote, she reveals her secrets to success, sharing engaging stories from her professional and personal life to provide actionable tips and strategies on how to be an effective leader and advocate regardless of the situation. 

Women and Diversity in the Workplace

Celebrated cable television journalist Kimberly Guilfoyle empowers audiences to achieve at their highest potential and offers insights into how to foster inclusive work environments where every voice is valued and heard. Born to a Puerto Rican mother and an Irish father, Guilfoyle lost her mother to ...

Celebrated cable television journalist Kimberly Guilfoyle empowers audiences to achieve at their highest potential and offers insights into how to foster inclusive work environments where every voice is valued and heard. Born to a Puerto Rican mother and an Irish father, Guilfoyle lost her mother to leukemia when she was only 11 years-old. Using her savvy, smarts and passion, Guilfoyle climbed the ranks in male-dominated industries-- first as an attorney in California and then a journalist in New York-- making a name for herself wherever she worked. In this compelling and powerful program, Guilfoyle opens up about the hardship of losing her mother and the strategies and tools she used to find strength, resilience and success as she continued her career. Refreshingly honest, at times moving, and at times hilarious, Guilfoyle's keynote leaves audiences inspired to tackle whatever challenge lies in their way and emboldened to advocate for themselves and further their careers in any work environment. 

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Renowned for her cable television news journalism and experience as a former district attorney, KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE contributes in many media appearances. You can catch a sampling of them here:

8.1.2018  Meet the New Vice Chairwoman of America First: Kimberly Guilfoyle  |  Metropolitan Magazine

4.26.2018  Kimberly Guilfoyle reacts to guilty verdict in Cosby case | Fox News

5.9.2017  Guilfoyle: Trump made a bold move firing Comey  |  Fox Business

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Kimberly Guilfoyle's business bestseller reveals how to be your own best advocate 

Kimberly Guilfoyle's national bestseller Making the Case: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate is a dynamic and informative guide on how to win arguments, get what you want, help others along the way, and come out ahead in any situation. Former Co-Host of Fox News Channel's (FNC) The Five and former assistant district attorney in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Guilfoyle chronicles her remarkable journey, revealing lessons from her personal life and career that have helped her get ahead. From having lost her mother at just 11 years-old, to landing her dream job right out of college, to successfully switching careers, Making the Case is chock-full of the tips and strategies drawn from Guilfoyle's extensive experience on how to organize your thoughts and plans, have meaningful discussions with the people around you, and achieve your goals in all aspects of your life. The book's reviews speak for themselves: "A smart and savvy book from an incredibly smart and savvy woman" (Renowned TV Host, Megyn Kelly); “Making the Case provides a road map for personal success from a woman who has proved that it works. Even in the toughest of times and with the toughest of cases, Kimberly has figured out how to emerge on top. Now she’s sharing the secrets to that enormous success” (ABC legal affairs anchor, Dan Abrams). Having made headlines in Forbes for her shrewd advice on self-advocacy, Guilfoyle reveals the same transformative insights in her keynotes, earning rave reviews at each of her engagements, such as: "She was awesome!... She goes the extra mile at every turn... We have never in 18 years of my doing this had so many in line for Q&A. It could have gone on and on" (University of Texas at Tyler). 

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Kimberly Guilfoyle serves as Vice Chairwoman of America First Action, the primary super PAC dedicated to electing federal candidates who support the agenda of the Trump-Pence administration. As Vice Chairwoman of America First, Kimberly travels the nation to assist with fundraising, media appearances, and grassroots outreach. 

Prior to joining America First, Kimberly worked for twelve years at the Fox News Channel. As a former host of The Five, Guilfoyle was part of a roundtable ensemble of FNC personalities who discussed and debated the hottest stories of the day. Additionally, she hosted the program The Lineup and appeared regularly on Hannity, among other programs. 

Prior to joining Fox News, Guilfoyle served as a legal analyst for ABC News and was featured regularly on ABC’s Good Morning America. She hosted the program Both Sides for Court TV, in addition to being a legal analyst for CNN. Throughout her decade-long television career, Guilfoyle covered some of the most famous court cases of our time, including those involving O.J. Simpson, Scott Peterson, JonBenet Ramsey, Natalee Holloway, Kobe Bryant, and Michael Jackson.

Before launching a career in broadcast television, Guilfoyle served as an assistant district attorney at the San Francisco and Los Angeles District Attorney’s Offices. As the assistant district attorney, she was managing attorney of the trial division, handling domestic violence, child abuse, murder, and drug cases. 

While serving as managing attorney of the trial division in San Francisco, Guilfoyle was co-prosecutor in the case People v. Noel and Knoller, a second-degree murder trial involving a dog mauling. This case received national and international attention. In addition to her established legal career, Guilfoyle served as First Lady of San Francisco in 2003.

Author of the national bestseller Making the Case: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate, Guilfoyle has been the recipient of many awards, including “Outstanding Woman of the Year” from the City of San Francisco, “USO Entertainer of the Year,” the “Latino Star Award,” New York City’s “Special Civil Rights Award,” and the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s “Strength of our Society Award” for her contributions to child advocacy.

Guilfoyle also serves on the board of the Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation; the Children’s Council of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, the first child protective agency ever established; and KultureCity, a foundation founded by families who work for a better future for children with autism.

Guilfoyle graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Davis, and received her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, where she studied international law with a focus on European Economic Community law, trade, and children’s rights. She resides in New York City with her son, Ronan.