Douglas Fox > Ballard Spahr LLP > Baltimore, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ballard Spahr LLP
111 S. Calvert Street
27th Floor
BALTIMORE, MD 21202-6174
United States

Work Department

Business and Transactions

Position

Partner

Career

Douglas M. Fox practices business, corporate, securities, and technology law, for public and privately held entities in a range of industries.

Doug has nearly 25 years of experience handling corporate, securities, and business law matters. He counsels startup and mature technology and new-economy companies, and the research institutions and investment banks that deliver both the intellectual and financial capital necessary to fuel their growth. His experience ranges from biotechnology and life sciences companies to solar energy, wireless communications and edutainment, and data mining companies.

Admissions: Maryland

Memberships

Maryland State Bar Association, member, Section on Business Law; member, Committee on Corporate Law; past Chair, Committee on Representing Emerging Companies

Session of the Maryland General Assembly, adviser on technology law matters, 2000-2001

Maryland Judicial Institute, Instructor, Business and Biotechnology Law

Early Stage East Bio-Life-Tech Conference, past Chair

Emerging Technology Centers

Education

University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D. 1985)

University of Maryland (B.S. Civil Engineering 1979)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

At Ballard Spahr LLP, the team is predominantly led out of Maryland by experienced practitioners Douglas Fox and Charles Moran, who represent public and private REITs on complex corporate mandates, including acquisitions, equity and debt offerings and financing transactions. The team also handles high-value IPOs. Co-heads Craig Ganz, who splits his time between Los Angeles and Arizona, and real estate partner Wendi Kotzen in Philadelphia are also key members of the group, focusing on finance and federal level taxation matters, respectively. Counsel J. Thomas Bashore advises on business formation and corporation law.