Zarren Law Group, LLC (ZLG) announced today that Doug Howard has joined its team as a Partner.
Doug is an experienced Partner-level business lawyer who primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance, restructuring transactions, and general business/contractual matters. Mr. Howard represents private equity and venture capital funds, mezzanine and traditional lenders as well as operating businesses. Prior to joining ZLG, Doug was previously a Partner at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP, and Duane Morris LLP. He also practiced law at DLA Piper US LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.
Managing Partner Adam Zarren said, “I have known Doug and his reputation for many years and we are thrilled that he has joined Team ZLG! Doug’s experience is synergistic with our client base and he completely fits our vision and values as well as his personality with our culture. Doug’s addition enables us to also continue to enhance our private equity and venture capital client-base. His background and pedigree are completely aligned with our core practice areas and he will undoubtedly be a valuable addition to ZLG.”
Doug has been an active member of the Maryland legal community and is also licensed to practice law in Washington, DC and New York. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School where he was general editor of Cornell International Law Journal, and a graduate of St. John’s College (M.A.) and Salisbury University (B.A.).
“After spending my entire career at large national and international law firms, I realized that ZLG’s model is unique in this market and is able to serve clients at the highest level with a different value-add approach, which resonated with me. I have known Adam and his reputation for years and have watched ZLG’s growth the past 18+ months and was very intrigued by all of it. After getting to know the team and level of talent from top to bottom, it seemed like a natural fit for me and for my client base.” said Howard.
Zarren Law Group, LLC (ZLG) is a boutique business, transactional law firm primarily consisting of former ‘big firm’ attorneys who are focused on a result-oriented, value-add approach in solving our clients complex legal and business-related issues. We primarily concentrate on corporate law, business law, mergers and acquisitions, private placements, financings/loan transactions, intellectual property, licensing and software development deals, real estate, and other business transactional matters.