Doug is a tax practitioner whose practice focuses on counseling large and small businesses, investment funds, exempt organizations and individuals on planning, structuring and implementing corporate partnerships and real estate transactions with federal, state and international tax implications.  From start-up, to mature operations, to exit phase; Doug has significant experience representing businesses and their owners on reorganizations, entity conversions, recapitalizations, financings, executive compensation, bankruptcy and restructuring, joint ventures, succession planning, mergers, acquisitions and other exit strategies.

Doug also represents clients regarding tax controversies and disputes with federal, state and local tax authorities.

Doug holds an advanced legal degree in taxation from New York University and prior to moving his legal practice to Texas, Doug worked in the tax group of Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York for 6 years.

Doug is licensed to practice law in both Texas and New York.

  • American Bar Association: Tax Section
  • Texas Bar Association: Tax Section
  • Austin Bar Association: Corporate and Tax Section