Glenn Singleton


Glenn Singleton


Glenn Singleton is a business attorney and trusted advisor who leads the firm’s Transaction Practice Group in Dallas. He is also a member of the Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) Team. His core practice is serving as transaction counsel in a wide range of equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions and other complex business transactions.  In his complementary role as outside general counsel, Glenn guides clients through strategic transactions and mission-critical business decision-making in the board room.  Partnering with various specialists across Foley’s broad platform Glenn also advises clients on employment, intellectual property, tax, real estate and litigation matters.

Glenn’s clients include private equity and venture capital funds, family offices, companies of all sizes, founders, executives, investors and strategic buyers. His clients span a wide range of industries, including investment management, SAAS and technology-enabled service companies, manufacturing and distribution, financial services, energy and energy services, healthcare, education technology, real estate development, retail, entertainment and restaurants and hospitality.

Having begun his legal career as a litigator, Glenn provides clients unique and practical insight. He is known for his responsiveness and ability to see the big picture from both a legal and business perspective while anticipating future needs, which saves his clients time and money. An information junkie and quick study, Glenn has the rare ability to quickly get up-to-speed on any issue, industry, technology or business strategy to better provide his clients timely and sound legal advice.


Awards and Recognition

  • Recognized, IFLR1000
    • Capital Markets, Energy, Healthcare, Industrials and Manufacturing, Real Estate & Technology and Telecommunications (2018)


  • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Vice Chairman of Contracts Committee, Business Law Section
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Founder, Young Professionals in Private Equity

Community Involvement

  • Leadership Dallas (2013-2014)
  • Mayor’s Star Council (2013-2014)

Presentations and Publications

  • Speaker, “Encouraging Generational Entrepreneurship – Real Life Examples,” Family Business Legacy (September 2023)
  • Moderator,“Early Stage Investing in Clean Tech and the Energy Transition,”Foley & Lardner LLP Energy Current – Live Discussion on Energy Transition Matters (September 2023)
  • Moderator, “Preparing to Transact,” B.O.S.S. – Business Owners Strategies Summit (March 2023)
  • Guest, “Ten Minute Interview: Minority Direct Investments,”Foley & Lardner Publications (February 2023)
  • Co-Author, “Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Definition of “Larger Participants” Subject to Oversight,”Foley & Lardner Publications (March 2012)
  • Co-Author, “”Nonbanks” Find Themselves in the Crosshairs of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,”Foley & Lardner Publications (January 2012)
06 November 2023 Powered by Foley

Live from Dallas: The Peaks and Valleys of Investing in the Energy Transition

On this episode of the Powered podcast, we are joined by Dallas partners Nick Peters and Glenn Singleton to take us inside the room and give us a sense of chatter plus key takeaways for the energy sector.
27 May 2024 Events

Family Business Legacy Conference

Navigate the complex issues surrounding legacy and wealth generation and transfer. For family business shareholders (and future owners) and their family offices.
25 September 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Serves as Legal Adviser to Take Command in $25M Growth Funding Round

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal adviser to Take Command, the Dallas-based SaaS platform and leader in the rapidly growing employer sponsored, personalized health benefits space, in its $25 million growth stage financing round.
03 February 2023 Video

Ten Minute Interview: Minority Direct Investments

Brian Lucareli, Director of Foley Private Client Services (PCS) and co-chair of the Family Offices group, sits down with Glenn Singleton, Partner and leader of the firm’s Transaction Practice Group in Dallas, for a 10-minute interview to discuss minority direct investments.
17 June 2022 Deals and Wins

Foley Advises Quext in $63M Funding Round

Foley & Lardner LLP advised EDST, LLC d/b/a Quext, a Texas-based technology company that offers a cutting-edge property management platform for the multifamily industry, in securing $63 million from a network of private investors.
24 May 2022 In the News

Foley’s representation of Skylark included in Global Legal Chronicle and Texas Lawbook

Both Texas Lawbook and Global Legal Chronicle highlighted Foley’s representation of Skylark Private Equity Partners.