Skip to Main Content.


Doug counsels clients on general corporate and commercial matters, contract drafting and negotiation, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring and corporate governance.

Doug advises non-profit organizations in all legal aspects of their operations, including regulatory compliance with both the IRS and the Attorney General.  He is a frequent speaker on topics of interest to non-profit organizations.

Doug’s experience includes the conversion and sale of non-profit health maintenance and student loan companies, IRS audits, Attorney General investigations, and development of governance policies and procedures.  He is vice-chair of the committee that suggests revisions to Ohio’s Non-profit Corporate Law.

Other Info About Doug


Legal Work Highlights

Review and negotiation of numerous alternative investments by charities.

Negotiation of acquisitions and divestures with transaction values up to $200 million.

The conversion and sale of a $250 million non-profit health maintenance organization.

The sale of a $150 million non-profit secondary student loan market.


Law School

Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1986

Graduate School

New York University, LL.M., 1987, Taxation

Undergraduate School

DePauw University, B.A., 1983

Bar Memberships

Doug is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Ohio, 1986


Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America® Not-for-Profit & Charities, 2008-2019, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2014 – 2020

AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Cincinnati Bar Association, Taxation Section; Past Chair

Ohio State Bar Association, Corporations Law Section, Member; Nonprofit Subcommittee, Vice Chair

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Interact for Health

KnowledgeWorks Foundation

Cincinnati Opera

BMF Pediatric Clinics

Related Insights