Doug is a member of Butler Snow’s business department and practices within the Finance, Real Estate and Restructuring Group.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2014
  • Texas, 2012

Education & Honors

  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2012
    • Associate Online Content Editor, Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law
    • Phi Delta Phi
  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., cum laude, 2006
    • Certificate in Environmental Studies

Experience

  • Doug’s practice focuses on financial institutions, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, securities law and regulatory compliance. Doug advises his financial institution clients on matters related to the acquisition or sale of existing banks and bank holding companies; the acquisition, sale, establishment and relocation of branch offices; and regulatory compliance matters involving the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and other state regulatory agencies. Relevant experience includes:
    • Counsel to community banks and holding companies as both buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions
    • Advising community banks and holding companies with respect to compliance issues
    • Preparing and filing of federal and state regulatory applications
    • Counsel to community banks and their holding companies regarding formal and informal enforcement actions
    • Assisting community banks and their holding companies with raising capital in private offerings
    • Advising community banks on the acquisition, sale, establishment and relocation of branches
    • Advising community banks and their boards of directors on fiduciary duties, corporate governance and general corporate matters

​Admitted in MS and TX. Admission pending in TN.