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Kevin H. Douglas

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Nashville
(615) 742-7767 TEL
(615) 742-0454 FAX

With deep experience representing companies in mergers and acquisitions and providing counsel to public companies on securities laws issues, Kevin Douglas' practice focuses on corporate governance, securities laws compliance and corporate transactions. His experience ranges from providing SEC disclosure advice to the audit committee of a Fortune 100 company, to representing numerous public companies in significant acquisitions and other strategic transactions, to negotiating a settlement agreement with a significant shareholder activist to resolve a threatened proxy fight.

With deep experience representing companies in mergers and acquisitions and providing counsel to public companies on securities laws issues, Kevin Douglas' practice focuses on corporate governance, securities laws compliance and corporate transactions. His experience ranges from providing SEC disclosure advice to the audit committee of a Fortune 100 company, to representing numerous public companies in significant acquisitions and other strategic transactions, to negotiating a settlement agreement with a significant shareholder activist to resolve a threatened proxy fight.

Kevin represents public companies, private equity-backed companies and other corporate clients. His broad corporate practice involves:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Representing public and private companies on a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Corporate Finance – Assisting clients in connection with public offerings, Rule 144A offerings, private placements and venture capital investments.
  • Securities Laws Compliance – Advising public company clients in connection with the preparation of Form 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements and earnings releases. 
  • Corporate Governance – Providing clients with advice related to compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the Dodd-Frank Act and other federal securities laws requirements; compliance with stock exchange corporate governance listing standards, committee charters and corporate governance guidelines, board and committee composition issues, internal control and disclosure control matters, Regulation FD, insider trading policies and 10b5-1 trading plans. 
  • Shareholder Activism – Assisting with issues related to shareholder rights plans, contested director elections, classified boards, advance notice bylaws, Rule 14a-8 shareholder proposals, ISS and other proxy advisory firm-related matters, and Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act and standstill agreements.
  • Executive Compensation – Providing advice on disclosure requirements applicable to public companies among other topics. 

Prior to joining the firm, Kevin practiced at Sherrard & Roe, PLC in Nashville and at Latham & Watkins in Washington, D.C.

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