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Kwame Leslie Dougan, Esq.

Kwame Leslie Dougan, Esq.

Attorney at Law

New York
New York
Licensed in
NY
Columbia University
School of Law
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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About
A solutions-driven attorney with over seven years of experience in synergizing law, finance, and policy for a variety of business types. Starting with securities litigation, transitioning to venture capital transactions before niching down to negotiating complex, cross-border agreements.

Possesses an in-depth knowledge of business operations and client services and demonstrates expertise in managing in-house counsel and negotiate with diverse viewpoints for effective resolutions.
6
Years
experience
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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Scotch and Palm helped our company venture fund seek redress on a fraud matter. I found Kwame to be conscientious and dutiful. I wholeheartedly recommend him."

Contract dispute (pre-litigation)
Posted on Feb 15, 2018
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"I have engaged Kwame via his firm (Scotch and Palm) on a number of cross-border transactions. He helped me negotiate a term sheet with a potential investor. His advice saved me a healthy amount of money."

Term Sheet negotiation
Posted on Feb 15, 2018

Work History

Scotch and Palm Law Group

Partner

May 2015 - Present

Founded a firm to better serve the needs of investors seeking dedicated counsel to advise on complex, cross-border investment transactions. Regularly advising on fund formation, investment agreements, sales of private securities, litigation, and partnership agreements.
Key Accomplishments:
·Selected to FINRA arbitration roster
·Originated client base by producing high quality work-product

May 2015 - Present

Community Development Venture Capital Alliance

Legal Advisor

Mar 2015 - Aug 2016

Acted as in-house counsel to a $100M fund-of-funds on a mission to expand capital to underserved markets globally.
Key Accomplishments:
• Prepared opinions in response to developments relating to administration, allocation and reporting of funds from various Limited Partners, including Empire State Economic Development Fund

Mar 2015 - Aug 2016

Shearman & Sterling

Associate Attorney

Oct 2010 - Apr 2015

Advised leading investment brokerages during high-stakes litigation pertaining to regulatory investigations, FCPA compliance matters, and contract disputes. Prepared pleadings, responses, and objections to discovery requests, summary judgment motions, motions to dismiss, discover demands, and negotiated with the SEC, CFTC, and DOJ.

Oct 2010 - Apr 2015

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