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Doug is responsible for the compliance and business ethics program for a real estate private equity company. Doug is a Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional® (IACCP®).


Previously, he was a senior attorney in Goodwin Procter's Real Estate Group, helping clients invest in real estate through a variety of investment vehicles. In addition to his real estate practice, Doug was a member of Goodwin Procter's Knowledge Management Department. I


Doug is also a frequent speaker and writer on the legal profession's use of knowledge management, enterprise 2.0, web 2.0 and social networks.


You can find Doug online at:

Compliance Building, a blog on compliance and business ethics.

And also:


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Practice areas


  1. Investment Fraud: 90%
    8 years
  2. Privacy: 10%

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200 State Street
Boston, MA, 02109


MEInactive Non-Resident199501/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional® (IACCP®).National Regulatory ServiceN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Chief Compliance OfficerBeacon Capital Partners2008 - Present
Knowledge Management AttorneyGoodwin Procter LLP2001 - 2008
Senior Real Estate AttorneyGoodwin Procter LLP1995 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Legal Technology AssociationKnowledge Management Steering Committee member2007 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
The US Private Real Estate Fund Compliance GuideSEC Registration for Private Real Estate Advisers2012
The US Private Equity Fund Compliance CompanionChief Compliance Officer Hiring and Outsourcing2012
Social Media Policies DatabaseSocial Media Policies Database2010
Trial, The Magazine of the American Association of JusticeOnline Networking for Lawyers2009
ABA’s Law Practice magazineOnline Social Networking: Is It a Productivity Bust or Boon for Law Firms?2009
ILTA's Knowledge Management White PaperWIki While You Work2008
National, the magazine of the Canadian Bar AssociationKnowledge Management in a 2.0 World2008
Law Practice MagazineIs CRM Worth It? The Pros and Cons of Client Relationship Management2008
Marketing Technologies - Putting Your Best Face ForwardLinkedIn To Facebook On My Blog2008
KM LegalWhich Route? (Comparison of wikis and document management systems)2008
The Commercial Real Estate Finance Law BlogReal Estate SpaceN/A
The law firm knowlege management blogKM SpaceN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1995
Brandeis UniversityN/ABA1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CFOs and COOs Forum 2012Update on tax law and regulatory changes affecting Private Equity2012
Private Fund Compliance ForumNew Rules Governing Fundraising2011
Virtual Corporate Counsel ForumSocial Media Policies: Crafting a Uniform Policy Across your Organization and Enforcing It2010
Private Equity Tax & Compliance Practices 2010CCO Roundtable: Tactical Q&A with Top Compliance Officers to Help You Solve the Regulatory Puzzle2010
Massachusetts Bar Association – In House Counsel Conference (Eighth Annual)Legal Issues Presented by On-Line Social Networks and Cloud Computing2010
ICI Mutual Annual ConferenceSocial Media and Compliance2010
Dodd-Frank and Real EstateHave you been Dodd-Franked?2010
Social Media: Risks & RewardsDevelop Your Company’s Corporate Policy for Social Media2009
Securities Docket WebcastWeb 2.0 - Leveraging New Media to Maximize Your Securities & Compliance Practice2009
Real Estate CFO's ForumShifting Regulatory Landscape in the US and Abroad2009
Preparing for the strictest privacy law in the nation: MA Privacy Law 201 CMR 17Massachusetts Data Privacy Law2009
PEI Real Estate CFOs ForumShifting Regulatory Landscape in the US and Abroad2009
EthicsPoint Regional User ForumSocial Media in Compliance2009
Enterprise 2.0 ConferenceCompliance and Cloud Computing2009
Counsel to Counsel ForumTechnology, Tools & Knowledge Management: High-Performance Legal Teams 2.02009
WebinarHigher Productivity Increases the Bottom Line at Law Firms2008
Professional Marketing ForumEstablishing the DIgital Relationship2008
Minnesota Association of Law Librarians Spring ConferenceAn Attorney's Perspective on Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.02008
MCLEThe Paperless Practice Toolkit: Taming the technology tiger2008
International Legal Technology Association Annual ConferenceExperience Management - Case Studies in Tackling a Difficult Challenge2008
ILTA Regional MeetingKnowledge Management and Web 2.02008
Enterprise 2.0What Blogging Brings to Business2008
Boston Chapter of the International Legal Technology AssociationSocial Networking for Lawyers and Legal IT2008
Real Estate Development in MassachusettsFinancing The Acquisition and Construction of Your Real Estate Development2007
Real Estate Closings in MassachusettsClosing Commercial Real Estate Transactions2006