Gregg H. Dooge


Gregg Dooge is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Since 1984 he has practiced in the employee benefits area representing employers with respect to ERISA and tax issues that arise in connection with the executive compensation, deferred compensation, pension, profit sharing, employee stock ownership (ESOP), and welfare benefit plans that they sponsor. He is the past chair of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice and Automotive Industry Team.

Awards and Recognition

Gregg has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ system and is listed in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (2023-2024).


Gregg has also been an adjunct professor at Marquette University School of Law and has served on the board of directors of the Wisconsin Retirement Plan Professionals, Ltd.

21 February 2024 Legal News: Employee Benefits Insights

Defined Benefit Pension Plans: In-Service Distributions

Even though 401(k) plans have become the dominant employer-provided retirement vehicle, about 31 million participants continue to be covered under defined benefit pension plans.
20 February 2024 Article

Practical Considerations for a Private Equity Buyer Contemplating an Acquisition of an ESOP-Owned Company

Read about 12 practical and important considerations for the private equity buyer looking to acquire an ESOP-owned company.
15 November 2023 Article

Diving into SECURE 2.0: Incremental Enhancements to Encourage Defined Contribution Annuity Distribution Options

Foley & Lardner LLP is authoring a series of articles that take a “deep dive” into key SECURE 2.0 provisions that will affect how employers structure and administer their 401(k) plans, pension plans, and other types of employer-sponsored retirement plans.
17 August 2023 Honors and Awards

Foley Attorneys Recognized in 2024 Best Lawyers in America

Foley & Lardner LLP proudly announced today that 236 of the firm’s attorneys across 20 U.S. offices have received recognition in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
05 April 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Mill Rock Capital in Acquisition of Asbury Carbons

Foley & Lardner LLP served as co-counsel to Mill Rock Capital, a growth and operations-oriented private investment firm, in connection with its acquisition of Asbury Carbons, Inc.
14 March 2023 Newsletters

Diving Into SECURE 2.0: Changes for Defined Benefit Pension Plans

In this article, we explore several changes that SECURE 2.0 made to the rules affecting defined benefit pension plans.