Louis Lehot

Partner and Business Lawyer at Foley & Lardner LLP

  • Decentralized Finance
  • Blockchain and digital assets
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Legal

Expert Credentials

Recognized, Chambers USA, Venture Capital (2021) Selected as an Acritas StarTM, Acritas (2021) Recognized by The Legal 500 US, Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate and Commercial (2015) Identified as a California leader in Capital Markets: Debt & Equity by Chambers USA (2012 – 2015) Recognized as a “Power Player” by Always On (2012) Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers 2021 and Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2011-2012) Named an advisory board member by the Silicon Valley Directors’ Exchange (SVDX) in partnership with Stanford Law School’s Rock Center for corporate governance (2016 – 2019) Appointed to Boston College Law School’s Business Advisory Council (2017) Two-time faculty member at the world-renowned Stanford Directors’ College (2017 and 2019)


Louis Lehot is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Los Angeles offices, where he is a member of the Private Equity & Venture Capital, M&A and Transactions Practices and the Technology, Health Care, and Energy Industry Teams. Louis Lehot focuses his practice on advising entrepreneurs and their management teams, investors and financial advisors at all stages of growth, from garage to global. Louis especially enjoys being able to help his clients achieve hyper-growth, go public and to successfully obtain optimal liquidity events. To assist his clients in realizing their objectives, Louis Lehot brings to bear a broad array of legal and business instruments, processes and strategies, from formation to liquidity. Prior to joining Foley, Louis was the founder of L2 Counsel, a Silicon Valley boutique law firm.

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