A real estate and environmental lawyer, Doug has 35 years of experience in commercial litigation, complex land use, permitting and redeployment of environmentally impaired real estate. He represents individuals and corporations in strategic planning on the disposition of land assets with a focus on conservation uses. He has handled major permit application issues on many industrial and waterfront revitalization sites, engaged in brownfield redevelopment, mining reclamation, wetland, stream and nutrient mitigation projects with the EPA the USACOE, State, County and Municipal environmental resource agencies. Doug helps formulate innovative eco asset development strategies for solving multi stakeholder interests in reuse of land and currently serves on the Maryland Governor’s Task Force for a Green Economy and on various working groups helping to advance the ecosystem service markets in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland with a focus on environmental economics and sustainable land use practices, currently teaching a graduate program in the School of Architecture. Doug is also General Counsel and a founding Board Member for the National Sailing Hall of Fame located in Annapolis, Maryland. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in business in 1973 and received his J.D. at George Mason University Law School in 1976. Doug maintains both his license as a Maryland lawyer and as a Maryland Real Estate Broker.