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Ballard Spahr LLP

300 EAST LOMBARD STREET, 18TH FLOOR, BALTIMORE, MD 21202-3268, USA
Tel:
Work +1 410 528 5600
Fax:
Fax +1 410 528 5650
Email:
Web:
www.ballardspahr.com

Douglas Fox

Tel:
Work 1.410.528.5505
Email:
Web:
www.ballardspahr.com
Ballard Spahr LLP

Work Department

Business and Transactions

Position

Partner

Career

Douglas M. Fox practices business, corporate and securities law for public and privately held entities in a range of industries, and their investors and financing sources. He regularly represents real estate investment trusts, mutual funds, and other investment funds and companies. He counsels startup and mature technology and new-economy companies, including life sciences, solar energy, wireless communications and edutainment companies, as well as research institutions and investment banks that fuel their growth. He advises on organizational and capital raising matters, on executive compensation, and on issues of board and committee responsibilities, mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests and governance. More recently, Doug has focused on counseling sponsors and others on the structuring and establishment of Qualified Opportunity Funds, an advent of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017.

Admissions: Maryland

Member

Maryland State Bar Association Past Chair, Committee on Representing Emerging Companies; Maryland Judicial Institute, Instructor,Business and Biotechnology Law.

Education

University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D. 1985); University of Maryland (B.S. Civil Engineering 1979).


United States: Real estate

Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Within: Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Ballard Spahr LLP advises public and private REITs on complex corporate, securities, tax, real estate, and bankruptcy law issues. HCP is a longstanding REIT client that invests primarily in real estate serving the US healthcare industry; the team recently advised HCP, as borrower, on a new $2bn unsecured revolving credit facility and a $750m at-the-market equity offering. Charles Moran and Douglas Fox, and Craig Ganz in Phoenix, are experienced advisers. Thomas Bashore II is a notable of counsel. The attorneys recommended are in Baltimore unless otherwise stated.

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