In his spare time, Doug enjoys coaching youth sports teams and playing golf more or (generally) less than five times a year. Doug serves on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee.
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® "Lawyer of the Year," Corporate Governance Law, 2023 "Lawyer of the Year," Nashville, Corporate Governance Law, 2019 Corporate Governance Law, 2016-2024 Corporate Law, 2016-2024 Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2023-2024 Listed in Chambers USA Corporate/M&A, 2010-2018 Listed in Nashville Business Journal, “Best of the Bar," Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions, 2011-2012 Private Equity and Venture Capital Transactions - Led teams in closing over 50 private equity and venture capital transactions, including restructurings and recapitalizations. Led teams in M&A transactions for several companies - Led teams in the sale, merger and purchase transactions for several companies and divisions thereof, including software, manufacturing, finance, publishing, healthcare, professional service and technology companies. Led teams in complex structured finance and asset-backed securitization transactions - Led teams in complex structured finance transactions, including representation of issuers in over 25 asset backed securitization (ABS) offerings of over $4 billion dollars of manufactured housing and mortgage loans, and commercial paper conduit transactions ranging in size from $150 million to $500 million. Represented clients in closing the purchase and sale of mortgage loan pools and mortgage servicing rights (MSRs) - Represented clients in closing over 30 purchase and sale transactions involving mortgage loan pools, mortgage servicing rights and other financial asset pools ranging in size from $10 million to over $2 billion, as well as third party loan servicing arrangements. Represented lenders and borrowers - Represented lenders and borrowers in various loan transactions including asset-based facilities. Real estate syndication and private placement - Counsel to local real estate company on syndication and private placement matters. Sale of Stock of Sy.Med Development, Inc. to HealthStream, Inc. - Represented Sy.Med Developments, Inc., a provider of physician credentialing software to over 800 customers, in the sale of 100% of its issued and outstanding securities to HealthStream, Inc., a Nashville-based publicly traded company in the healthcare research and education industry.