Daljit S. Doogal

Chairman and CEO

Daljit S. Doogal

Chairman and CEO

Daljit is Foley’s chairman and CEO, working with the Management Committee to guide the firm through changing times across the globe. Daljit S. Doogal is a corporate lawyer focusing on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and restructuring law matters across the Manufacturing, Automotive, Technology and Supply Chain Sectors.

Recognized as a “terrific, business-minded” lawyer, clients rely on Daljit’s practical approach to complex transactions and developing successful business strategies. He is deeply valued for his role as a trusted counselor in their business. Daljit is often called upon to act as outside general counsel for private companies and frequently advises boards of directors and special committees on fiduciary duty issues in various contexts. Over the course of two decades, Daljit’s experience spans the entire lifecycle of organizations, advising clients through launching companies and running robust businesses, as well as handling corporate reorganizations or restructuring financially distressed companies. Daljit’s experience also incorporates international, cross-border business dealings between the United States and India.

Daljit is a tireless advocate of Foley’s mission to help clients achieve their business goals as a preeminent law firm serving clients at the nexus of the energy, health care & life sciences, innovative technology, and manufacturing sectors. He fully embraces the firm’s collaborative culture to resolve all client needs holistically.

Prior to his election as chairman and CEO in 2022, Daljit’s long tenure at the firm included many leadership roles; previously serving as the managing partner of the firm’s Detroit office, and as the chair of the firm’s national Business Law Department.

Daljit S. Doogal 是富理达律师事务所的合伙人、底特 律分所的管理合伙人为底特律分所商业法律部的主席。他的国际业务着重于美国和印度之间的跨国界交易。Doogal先生侧重于公司、证券及重组法律事务。Doogal先生是本所交易证券部、私人股权和风险资金部、国际法律部以及汽车工业法律部的成员。Mr. Doogal也是印度商业委员会和亚太美亲和团体的联席主席。











Doogal先生被美国密歇根商会列为最好的收购兼并律师之一(2011-2016年)。他同时名列2014年密歇根超级律师®名单,在2014-2016年期刊上,他还被选为密歇根超级律师后起新秀,且因其在公司、收购兼并方面的法律服务,被美国最佳律师选为20132014年期间的最佳律师。此外,Doogal先生还被同行评为AV®卓越™, Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system中的最高表现级别他还任职于底特律Mercy法学院院长顾问委员会。






Doogal先生系多家专业组织的会员,包括: 底特律都市律师协会、欧克兰德郡律师协会、密歇根州律师协会以及美国律师协会。他是印德斯企业家联盟底特律分会的联席创办人及成员,该联盟系企业家的非赢利网络及为专业人士致力于企业的提高而服务。他还是亚太美商会及底特律地区商业部小商业发展委员会的成员。








Awards and Recognition

  • Selected as a 2023 “Securities/Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers
  • Recognized, DBusiness Top Lawyers (2012-2013, 2015-2022)
  • Recognized, DBusiness 30 in Their 30s (2011)
  • Ranked as one of the top corporate and mergers and acquisitions attorneys in Michigan by Chambers USA (2011-2024)
  • Selected for inclusion in the list of Michigan Super Lawyers® (2014-2021) and was previously listed on the Michigan Super Lawyers – Rising Stars® editions (2009-2012)
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of:
    • Corporate Law (2013-2024)
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2013-2024)
    • Securities/Capital Markets Law (2014-2024)
  • Peer Review Rated as AV Preeminent®, the highest performance rating in the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ system


  • American Bar Association
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan

Community Involvement

  • Charter member and a co-founder of the Detroit Chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs, a nonprofit network of entrepreneurs and professionals dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurs
  • Member of the Association of Corporate Growth, Detroit Chapter and previously served on the board
  • Member of the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of North American South Asian Bar Association (NASABA)
  • Member of South Asian Bar Association (SABA) of North America
  • Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Midwest Region

Presentations and Publications

Daljit is a frequent speaker on corporate, restructuring, and general merger and acquisition matters. He is a sought-out resource to speak on cross-border legal and business issues with respect to doing business in India.

12 July 2024 In the News

Foley’s Entry into Raleigh Market, New National Corporate Health Care Team Receives Widespread Media Coverage 

Foley & Lardner LLP’s simultaneous entry into another strategic market with the opening of Foley’s Raleigh, North Carolina office and
11 July 2024 Press Releases

Foley Expands Health Care Capabilities with National Team of Corporate and Regulatory Lawyers, Simultaneously Opens Office in Raleigh   

Foley announced today that the firm strengthened its Health Care & Life Sciences Sector, adding a group of attorneys and opening a new office in Raleigh, N.C.
06 June 2024 Press Releases

Foley Achieves Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2024

Foley & Lardner LLP is pleased to announce that it is again recognized by Chambers & Partners as one of the leading law firms in the country in the 2024 edition of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
26 March 2024 In the News

Foley Made ‘Great Strides’ in 2023 as Firm Sees Record Revenue and Profits

In the article, “Diversity of Practices Helped Foley Grow Revenue by 8.1%, Profits Per Equity Partner by 11.5%” The American Lawyer notes that strong demand across each of Foley’s major strategic sectors – including energy, health care and life sciences, innovative technology, and manufacturing – led to record growth.
12 March 2024 In the News

Daljit Doogal Reflects on Successful Foley-Gardere Combination

Foley & Lardner LLP Chairman and CEO Daljit Doogal is quoted in the Law360 article, “Anatomy Of Attrition: A Look At Law's Biggest Mergers.”
29 November 2023 In the News

Daljit Doogal Discusses Foley’s Strategic Growth and Big Law Expansion Trends in Emerging Legal Markets

Foley & Lardner LLP Chairman and CEO Daljit Doogal is quoted in The American Lawyer article, “Big Fish, Small Ponds: How Big Law Is Slowly Infiltrating Emerging Markets,” offering insight on Foley’s continued national growth and Big Law expansion trends.