Doug has an extensive corporate practice, advising on
capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings and other
equity and debt offerings, and merger and acquisition transactions.
Doug has been consistently ranked as one of the top 10
lawyers in the country in representing issuers in connection with their IPOs.
As a result, Doug has developed a robust practice representing private equity
backed companies seeking an exit either through the public markets or through
complex sale transactions. Additionally, Doug has considerable expertise
in assisting public companies in connection with capital markets and merger and
acquisition transactions. He has particular experience with clients engaged in
the energy industry, including oil and gas exploration and production,
midstream, oilfield service, oilfield equipment manufacturing and supply and
Doug is head of V&E’s Equity Capital Markets Group.