Douglass D. Lightfoot III



Doug Lightfoot is an associate in the Business Law Department with Foley & Lardner LLP. Doug is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where he is a member of the Transactions Practice Group.

Doug started his career at Foley as a summer associate. Before joining Foley, Doug was a lieutenant, command duty officer, and assistant division chief in the United States Coast Guard. He also has experience working as a Business Analyst for a software development company, where he defined project objectives, coordinated with clients, and managed and obtained approvals for change requests.


  • Howard University School of Law (JD, 2022)
    • Sports and Entertainment Law Society
    • Black Law Student Association
    • Business Law Society
  • Morehouse College (BS, 2013)


  • District of Columbia