David Foltyn

David Foltyn


Honigman LLP

Recognized since 1997

Detroit, Michigan

Practice Areas

Corporate Compliance Law

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Securities Regulation

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
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Mr. Foltyn has served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Honigman since 2008. Under his guidance, the firm has instituted innovative strategies to become a "value leader" in the legal marketplace by implementing processes, technology and staffing models to increase value and maintain the high quality of its legal services. In addition, Mr. Foltyn has enhanced the recruitment and development functions of the firm by providing a wide variety of internal and external tools to assist attorneys and staff with career advancement. He is also a community leader and serves on boards such as the Downtown Detroit Partnership, the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce and the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, among others.

Mr. Foltyn successfully led the firm through the acquisition of a Chicago-based litigation boutique and the integration of its lawyers into Honigman. Already Michigan’s largest law firm, Honigman now has more than 300 legal professionals in the Midwest and a growing national client base served by prominent practices in intellectual property, private equity, corporate and securities, real estate and litigation, among others. Before becoming Chairman and CEO, Mr. Foltyn served the firm as Recruiting and Business Development Partner and Co-chair of the Strategic Planning Committee.

Mr. Foltyn is a well-respected corporate attorney who: Counsels publicly and privately held business clients; provides guidance to boards of directors regarding corporate governance and adherence to state and federal law; represents large and small companies, private equity firms and financial service firms; advises clients with regard to corporate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, financial transactions, public offerings and private placements of securities and debt; continues to serve the firm as a member of its Strategic Planning Committee.

Location

  • First National Building, Suite 2290
    660 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48226-3506

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, State Bar of Michigan

Affiliations

  • Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce - Board Member
  • Downtown Detroit Partnership - Board Member
  • Temple Beth El - VP
  • United Way for Southeastern Michigan - Board Member

Honigman LLP
Washington, District of Columbia

121 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

30 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Corporate Governance and Compliance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Corporate Law, Detroit (2018)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Detroit (2013)
  • Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Detroit (2011)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation

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