Douglass Selby’s practice focuses on public finance including serving as bond and disclosure counsel to issuers and underwriters’ counsel to investment banks for governmental and private activity bonds and corporate representation of governmental authorities as outside general counsel.
Doug’s experience includes advising, negotiating and documenting tax-exempt bond transactions for airports, stadiums, water & sewer systems, other governmental facilities and infrastructure, public-private partnerships (P3s) through TIF/TAD, PILOT and Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) district-backed financings and providing general corporate advice to governmental authorities.
- JD, University of Chicago Law School, 1995
- MBA, Harvard University, 1990
- BBA, Howard University, cum laude, 1986
Bar Admission : Georgia
- Represented large municipal development authority as special counsel, bond counsel and disclosure counsel in connection with documenting terms related to the development and financing of a new NFL stadium.
- Represented large county government in negotiating and documenting incentives for location of a major league soccer (MLS) headquarters and training facility complex.
- Represented a multijurisdictional recreation authority as bond and issuer’s counsel in negotiating and documenting a double-barreled (tax-backed and contract-backed) revenue bonds for the construction of a NBA arena.
- Represent large municipal airport in financing a new international terminal with GARBs and PFC Bonds; in addition to assisting in the establishment of a commercial paper program and negotiation of bank credit facility.
- Vice Chairman Board of Directors, Carrie Steele Pitts Home (group home for children), 2008-Present
- Director, Herndon Foundation (owns and operates historic museum home), 2004-2012
- Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL), Bond Attorney’s Workshop (BAW) Steering Committee (Underwriter’s Counsel Panel Chair), 2007-2009
- Chair, City of Atlanta Board of Ethics, 1999-2001, Member, 1996-1998
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