Law Office of

Douglas M. Berman, PLLC

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The Law of Business and Technology



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Doug Berman


Mr. Berman is a corporate attorney based in Dallas, Texas.  He has represented a variety of clients in a wide variety of corporate, commercial, securities and compliance matters.



  • Issuer representation in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities
  • Investment banking firm representation in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities
  • Acquiror and seller representation in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Participant representation in joint venture, teaming and strategic alliance arrangements
  • Licensing and asset monetization
  • Issuer representation in securities laws compliance and reporting obligations (including Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Investment Company Act of 1940 and Sarbanes-Oxley), stock exchange compliance and over-the-counter compliance
  • Company representation in design and implementation of record retention policies
  • Defense of corporate takeover attempts
  • Assertion of shareholders’ rights and insurgent actions
  • Advise board of directors and senior management on fiduciary duty issues, legal requirements and strategic issues
  • General corporate representation for business and commercial matters


  • Finance; Venture Capital; Private Equity
  • Technology; Software; Internet
  • Consumer Finance
  • Oil and Gas; Mining
  • Real Estate
  • Consumer Products
  • Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Media; Publishing
  • Aerospace; Defense




Hunton & Williams LLP

Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions Group
Dallas, Texas

Partner, April 2007 to August 2012 (joined upon dissolution of Jenkens & Gilchrist, P.C.)

Jenkens & Gilchrist, P.C.

Corporate and Securities Section
Dallas, Texas

Shareholder, January to March 2007

Associate, September 1998 to December 2006



Vanderbilt University School of Law

Nashville, Tennessee

J.D., May 1998


Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida

B.A., Political Science, cum laude, April 1995

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