Foley and Lardner, an international law firm based in Milwaukee, announced Daljit S. Doogal of the firm’s Detroit office has been elected it’s next chairman and CEO, succeeding Jay O. Rothman, who served in the role since 2011.
Recently shown in DBusiness magazine’s Top Lawyers in 2022 list, Doogal is a partner and business lawyer at the Detroit office. He is a member of the firm’s management committee and has held a number of other leadership positions at the firm.
“I am honored to lead my colleagues in this next important chapter for the firm,” says Doogal. “I intend to build on the firm’s solid and successful foundation, and I am excited to work closely with Stan Jaspan and Claude Treece who will continue to serve as the firm’s managing partner and chief administrative partner, respectively.”
“My priorities are to enhance Foley’s culture of client service, collaboration, innovation, and diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as continue to grow the firm strategically and enhance its market presence.”
Doogal started at Foley and Lardner in 2001 and was promoted to partner in 2006. He represents automotive and manufacturing companies, venture capital and private equity funds, financial institutions, and other publicly and privately held businesses.
“Daljit is an exceptional lawyer, and he will be an outstanding leader for Foley,” says Rothman. “Daljit’s election as chairman and CEO is a significant moment in our firm’s long history. Foley and our clients will undoubtedly benefit from his leadership.”