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Chad Doellinger

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Professional Experience

Chad Doellinger was promoted to CBRE’s General Counsel in July 2023. In this role he has responsibility for all the company’s legal affairs globally as well as safety initiatives and corporate security. He Is a member of CBRE’s global Executive Committee.

Prior to his promotion, Chad was Chief Transformation Officer, with a focus on operational excellence, programmatic cost management and transformation programs across the global enterprise.

Before becoming Chief Transformation Officer, Chad was Legal Chief Operations Officer with responsibility for driving business and technical practices in delivering legal services across the department. In addition, Chad was a Deputy General Counsel with global responsibility for overseeing litigation, intellectual property, eDiscovery, data science and analytics, and insurance and claims.

While in Legal, Chad was the Executive Sponsor for the Department’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council and the Pro Bono and Giving Back Workstream.

Before joining CBRE in 2020, Chad was a partner in the law firm of Greenberg Traurig and earlier the head of complex litigation at Walmart. He has served as a Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School for the last 20 years.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Member of Illinois, Texas and Arkansas Bars


  • B.A. and B.S. from the University of Iowa
  • J.D. from Yale Law School