BOSTON– LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire –Douglas A. Zingale, a well-k…

BOSTON– LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire –Douglas A. Zingale, a well-known corporate lawyer and former analyst at Bain Consulting, joined the Boston office of Foley Hoag LLP as a partner practicing in the corporate, M&A, and private equity practices.

Doug joins Foley Hoag most recently from Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office, where he was Principal Shareholder in its M&A and private equity practices. He regularly counsels clients on significant transactions ranging in value from $50 million to $1 billion. His practice includes handling M&A transactions for public companies as well as representing private equity investors, emerging companies backed by private equity, underwriters, and funds in formation. Doug frequently represents companies in the biotechnology and high technology sectors as well as venture capital firms. Some of his major clients have included Celanese AG, Thermo Electron Corporation, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., S.G. Cowen Securities, Amerifit Nutrition, Advantage Health, North Hill Ventures, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maine and GEO-CENTERS, Inc.

He is a frequent writer, speaker, and commentator on issues involving deal activity and market conditions. His articles regularly appear in publications such as The Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech. For the last four years, Doug has been ranked by Best Lawyers in America® in the category of Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Securities Law.

Before entering the practice of law, he was an analyst at Bain Consulting in Boston. At Bain, Doug developed business strategies for companies primarily in the consumer products sector.

He received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School and his undergraduate degree from the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Lawyers in Foley Hoag’s Corporate Practice provide a comprehensive array of services to companies in a broad range of industries with a particular emphasis on high technology and life sciences. The firm represents a number of venture capital investors in financing transactions, from seed rounds to later stage investments. The firm advises venture investor clients on many other matters relating to their investments, including protection of intellectual property, employment issues, duties of investor appointed directors and issues related to the sale or other disposition of portfolio companies. Foley Hoag also has a substantial and growing practice involving both traditional and regulated private equity funds, including SBICs. In 2006, Foley Hoag opened its Emerging Enterprise Center in Waltham, Massachusetts to better serve the many high-growth companies and venture capital investors that populate Boston’s Route 128 Technology Corridor.

About Foley Hoag

Foley Hoag provides comprehensive legal services to clients throughout the United States and around the world. We serve a wide range of industries including biopharma, energy and utilities, financial services, manufacturing, and technology. With 250 lawyers located in Boston, Washington, DC, and the Emerging Enterprise Center in Waltham, MA, we provide creative solutions and results-oriented advice in the areas of bankruptcy, restructuring and workouts; corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and IPOs; labor and employment; litigation; environmental issues and land use; government strategies; intellectual property; tax, trusts and estates; and white collar and business crimes. For more information, visit www.foleyhoag.com.

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