Douglas J. Leary: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Douglas J. Leary

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

Peer Rating

Client Rating

Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Finance
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
  • Insurance M&A and Demutualizations
  • Insurance
  • Nuclear
  • Business Development Companies
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0703
Fax: 202-637-3593
University Colgate University, B.A.; Johns Hopkins University, M.Sc., Finance
Law SchoolBoston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude Editor, Boston University Law Review, G. Joseph Tauro Scholar, Paul Liacos Scholar, Edward F. Hennessey Scholar
Admitted1991, New York and District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Mergers & Acquisitions Committee, American Bar Association
Member, Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section, The Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Pro Bono Attorney, Bread for the City, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit agency
Adjunct Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School (2007-2010)

BornAuburn, New York, August 15, 1963

Doug Leary counsels publicly traded and privately held companies in corporate and transactional matters, including stock and asset acquisitions, mergers, tender offers, consolidations, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital transactions, recapitalizations, debt and equity financings, and general corporate and contract matters. Doug also represents clients in structuring LLCs, partnerships, investment funds and other complex financial arrangements, including stable value ”wrap“ contracts for stable value providers and fund sponsors.

Doug has more than 20 years of experience advising clients in connection with the purchase or sale of companies in a range of industries, including insurance (stock and reinsurance transactions), investment management (institutional, retail, BDC and CDO and CLO collateral management), broker-dealer, energy (nuclear, solar, electric and energy trading), equipment leasing, communications (television, radio and newspaper), consumer products and publishing.

In addition, during the recent banking crisis Doug was extensively involved in the U.S. government's efforts to provide financial assistance, in the form of loss-sharing on a $309 billion pool of troubled assets, to one of the nation's largest banks. Doug also helped develop a sale transaction structure designed to assist banks in removing troubled assets from their balance sheets.

Selected Experience
Sutherland advises major financial services company in sale of its retail broker-dealer operations.
Sutherland represents British Nuclear Fuels in the sale of BNG America LLC to EnergySolutions.
Sutherland advises Patriot Capital on merger with Prospect Capital.

Profile Visibility
#879 in weekly profile views out of 58,157 lawyers in Washington, District of Columbia
#34,968 in weekly profile views out of 1,740,929 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Douglas J. Leary

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now