Nathaniel A. Douglas

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Nate Douglas is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Washington, DC office who focuses on corporate and securities law matters. He has significant experience in coordinating the delivery of corporate legal services in multiple jurisdictions.

Practice Focus

Mr. Douglas advises clients on international and domestic securities and transactional matters, including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance and disclosure issues, corporate governance matters and the negotiation of commercial contracts. Mr. Douglas also regularly represents clients in the planning and implementation of global reorganization transactions, including post-acquisition integration, tax planning restructuring and spin-off transactions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented an Australia-based biotechnology company in connection with its initial public offering in the US and follow on offering.
  • Represented a US-based lodging REIT in multiple public offerings of debt and equity securities.
  • Advised US publicly traded companies with respect to securities law reporting and corporate governance matters.
  • Represented an Italian company in the acquisition of a coffee roasting plant and facilities in the US.
  • Represented a US-based energy company with respect to M&A transactions in Latin America, investment transactions in the US, and general corporate matters.
  • Represented numerous US publicly traded companies in connection with the planning and implementation of global post-acquisition integration and internal restructuring transactions.

Professional Honors

  • DC Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Individual Awards, 2016-2021


  • District of Columbia~United States (2014)
  • Virginia~United States (2011)


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude) (2011)
  • University of Vermont (B.A.) (2002)


  • English