Doug is the Partner-in-Charge of the Tax Department at Beach Freeman Lim & Cleland. Doug consults with clients on all aspects of their businesses including corporate and partnership structuring, mergers and acquisitions, compensation-related matters (including equity based compensation), tax credits, and state and local taxes. Doug's experience includes providing tax planning and consultation mainly for closely-held businesses and their owners; business planning (including multi-state); structuring investment in high-growth entrepreneurial entities; planning and implementing tax minimization strategies; taxable dispositions and like-kind exchanges; preparing and reviewing corporate, partnership and individual tax returns and representing clients before the IRS and state authorities.
While primarily serving clients in real estate, manufacturing and distribution, and construction industries, Doug's experience also includes professional services (law, architecture, interior design, and advertising), not-for-profit, health care, mortgage banking and technology businesses.
Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Los Angeles