Douglas currently serves as General Counsel to OptionsCity. He brings significant legal and business experience to the company as he represented middle market and startup entities in addition to publicly traded companies. Before joining OptionsCity, as a partner at Quarrels & Brady LLP, he practiced in the areas of securities law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, and general corporate matters.
His experience includes such transactions as: advising numerous Boards of Directors on M&A transactions, structure and funding of several early stage high tech related businesses, later stage funding transactions by various VC and Angel investors, representing issuers in approximately 20 initial public offerings, and SEC registration of $1.4 billion of debt securities for private equity fund portfolio company.
Douglas also served as chair of the Firm’s China Law Group and chair of the Firm’s Securities Practice in the Chicago office. Douglas earned his B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from Michigan State University and his J.D. from Northwestern University.