Chairman and CEO, Foley & Lardner LLP

Daljit Doogal became Chairman & CEO of Foley & Lardner in 2022. His practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and restructuring law matters across the Manufacturing, Automotive, Technology, and Supply Chain Sectors. Prior to his election as chairman and CEO in 2022, Daljit’s long tenure at the firm includes many leadership roles, previously serving as Managing Partner of the firm’s Detroit office, and as Chair of the firm's national Business Law Department. He is the Co-Founder of the Detroit Chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs, a member of the South Asian Bar Association, and serves on the Board of Directors of Boys & Girls Club of America, Midwest Region. 

At Foley & Lardner, 58% of department chairs, 50% of the management committee, and 38% of US managing partners are diverse. The firm's diversity efforts include affinity groups, recruiting efforts, and partnerships with external organizations. 

Joined LCLD 2018 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Jolene Sabrina Fernandes; 2021: Olivia Singelmann; 2020: Von Bryant; 2019: Shiva Sandill; 2018: Steve Cade 

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2022: Mikle Jew, Aude Peden; 2021: Jason Wu; 2020: Alexander Lodge; 2019: John Atallah, Ana Romes; 2018: Jaclyn Piltch, Torrey Young

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2022: Bréia Maddox, Calkidan Fisseha, Jay Yoon, Hanita Flora, Jonathan Estuart, Euigin Pace; 2021: Maddison Craig Alice Qin Miguel Beltran Evan Bondoc Austin Falcon; 2020: Taryn Trusty, Allison Zweng, Candace Walther, Douglass Lightfoot, Gabriella Riek, Theodore Okechukwu; 2019: Benjameen Quarless, Justine Anderson, Victoria Kelley

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020

Annual Meeting (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018)

Member: Daljit Doogal

Diversity Contact: Alexis Robertson

Communications: Jill Chanen