For more than 25 years, Doug has been representing individual and corporate clients in a range of regulatory enforcement matters involving allegations of fraud, FCPA violations, regulatory non-compliance and disclosure failures. Additionally, Doug has been deeply involved in helping clients identify and mitigate potential risks arising from US primary and secondary economic sanctions in connection with global transactions, including most recently related to Ukraine/Russia, Iran and Venezuela-related SDN designations. Additionally, Doug specializes in counselling clients through franchise threatening crises arising from regulatory matters. Doug previously served as counsel to former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt. Prior to that, Doug served as a staff attorney and then supervisor in the SEC’s division of enforcement.
Doug has been selected as a leading attorney in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business; named as one of Securities Docket’s “Enforcement 40,” a list of the 40 best and brightest individuals in the securities enforcement field; and recognized as a “recommended lawyer” for corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense by Legal 500 US.
Doug sits on the Board of Advisors to the SEC Historical Society; is a member of the firm’s Global People Committee; sits on the Environment, Social & Governance Working Group; sits on the U.S. Diversity Committee; and sits on the Race Action Plan Steering Group.
He is a Race Champion, a mentor in Women’s Leadership Program and a mentee in the firm’s reverse mentoring program.