Firm: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Boston, MA 2111
Membership: Professional & Community Involvement:•Member, International Bar Association (2013) •Member, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) (2013) •Board member, German American Business Council of Boston (2011 - present) •Member, Board of T
University: Harvard University, MA, 1997; University of Chicago, MA, 1994; Ohio State University, BA, 1993, Boston University School of Law, LLM, Tax, 2015; Boston University School of Law, JD, 2001
Admitted: 2002, Massachusetts
Biography: Doug is a Member in the firm's Corporate & Securities Practice and Immigration Practice. On the corporate side, he focuses on private offerings and related securities work. Doug serves as counsel to developers and businesses seeking capital through the EB-5 investor visa program. He also counsels lenders, private equity firms, and EB-5 Regional Centers on all aspects of EB-5 financing. In the immigration law space, Doug represents corporate, institutional, and individual clients in routine and complex immigration matters. He has in-depth experience advising companies on the immigration consequences of corporate restructuring. He also advises businesses on the legal aspects of establishing new offices and operations in the US.Doug also has experience counseling ultra high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of the US visa process, dual nationality, expatriation from the United States, and green card relinquishment. He is frequently called on by tax lawyers and accountants to resolve novel immigration issues that arise in counseling individuals on US tax compliance. He also has experience representing investors seeking permanent residence status through the EB-5 program. Doug serves as Co-chair of Mintz Levin's EB-5 Financing Practice and is also active in the firm's International Practice. Newsroom• Five Mintz Levin Attorneys to Speak at 2015 International Bar Association Annual Conference, (10.02.2015) • Seventy-One Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2016 Edition, (08.17.2015) • Twenty-Two Mintz Levin Attorneys and Seven Practice Areas Featured in 2015 Legal 500 United States Guide, (06.11.2015) • Sixty-Two Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2015 Edition, (08.18.2014) • Nineteen Mintz Levin Attorneys and Seven Practice Areas Featured in 2014 Legal 500 United States Guide, (07.24.2014) • Mintz Levin Hosts Associated Industries of Massachusetts Briefing on Doing Business with Israel, (07.11.2014) • Sixty-Three Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2014 Edition, (08.15.2013) • Mintz Levin Appoints Doug Hauer Co-Chair of Israel Business Practice Group, (07.02.2013) • Mintz Levin Attorney Douglas Hauer to Moderate Panel on Expanding Israeli Businesses to the United Sates, (07.02.2013) • Eleven Mintz Levin Attorneys and Six Practice Areas Recommended by Legal 500 United States 2013, (06.18.2013) • Mintz Levin Presents Program Highlighting Legal Developments Impacting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community, (06.01.2012) •Quoted in Justices Seem Open to Upholding Ariz. Immigration Law, Law360 (04.25.2012) • Mintz Levin to Host “Green Card Stories: The Face of Immigration and Reform”, (03.07.2012) • Mintz Levin Attorney Douglas Hauer Named to Board of German American Business Council of Boston, (08.15.2011) • Mintz Levin Expands Immigration Section in Boston with Addition of Douglas Hauer, (08.02.2011) Publications•Co-author, 2017 Diversity Visa Lottery Registration Begins Today, Immigration Alert (10.01.2015) •Co-author, EB-5 Regional Center Program to Get Short-Term Reprieve with Passage of Continuing Resolution, Mintz Levin ML Strategies Alert (09.30.2015) •Co-author, SEC Case against Agassi in-law Highlights EB-5 Investor Risk, Law360 (09.01.2015) •Author, Sunlight is the Best Disinfectant: SEC Charges Oil Company for Fraud on EB-5 Investors, Securities Regulation Daily (07.21.2015) •Co-author, EB-5 Program Reauthorization: Proposed Legislative Reforms, Mintz Levin and ML Strategies Alert (07.06.2015) •Co-author, Immigration Practice Manual, MCLE (2015) •Co-author, FINRA Guidance on Applicability of the Suitability Rule to Broker-Dealers Marketing Private Placements, Forming and Operating an EB-5 Regional Center: A Guide for Developers and Business Innovators (2014-2015 Edition) (07.01.2014) •Co-author, It's Time to Register for the 2015 Diversity Lottery!, Immigration Alert (09.23.2013) •Co-author, FINRA Provides Guidance on the Applicability of the Suitability Rule to Broker-Dealers Marketing Private Placements in the EB-5 Context, Corporate & Securities Alert (09.16.2013) •Co-author, What Windsor Means for Same-Sex Married Couples Seeking U.S. Immigration Benefits, Immigration Alert (07.03.2013) •Author, DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional on Equal Protection Grounds, Immigration Alert (06.26.2013) •Co-author, Employment-Based Third Preference (EB-3) Cut-Off Dates Advance on the Visa Bulletin for All Countries Except India and the Philippines, Immigration Alert (06.12.2013) •Co-author, SEVP Implementation of the Accreditation Act, Immigration Alert (07.02.2012) •Author, Update on Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions, Immigration Alert (04.06.2012) •Co-author, Ten Tips for Flying Solo, Building an Immigration Practice, American Immigration Lawyers Association Immigration Practice Pointers (2010) •Co-author, Three Tips on the Role of an Attorney in Preparing PERM Labor Certification Applications, American Immigration Lawyers Association (2010) •Editor, Advanced Immigration Practice: Agency Updates and Expert Strategy: 6th Annual AILA New England Immigration Law Symposium, Suffolk University Center for Advanced Legal Studies (2009) •Author, Current I-9 Employment Verification Procedures and Best Practices for IRCA Compliance, Immigration Practice Manual, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (2009) •Co-author, E-Verify Considerations for Successor Employers Following Mergers and Acquisitions, The Immigration Compliance Book, ILW.com Immigration Law Library (2009) •Co-author, Introduction, Advanced Immigration Practice: Agency Updates and Expert Strategy: 6th Annual AILA New England Immigration Law Symposium, Suffolk University Center for Advanced Legal Studies (2009) •Author, Strategic Considerations for Canadian Immigration Lawyers Marketing Services to Law Firms and Businesses in the United States, Canadian Bar Association (2009) Speaking Engagements•Speaker, Who Deserves to Join the Club? - Immigration Policies in Germany and the U.S., German American Conference at Harvard, Harvard University (10.30.2015) •Panelist, On The Move - A Global Immigration, International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference, Vienna, Austria (10.08.2015) •Speaker, Bootcamp on Exemptions from Securities Act Registration: The Nuts and Bolts of Private Offerings, Utah Bar Association Business Section Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT (05.22.2015) •Speaker, Immigration for the HR Professional, Burlington, MA (04.14.2015) •Moderator, Boston 2015 Forecast -- Have We Reached the Peak?, Bisnow, Boston, MA (12.17.2014) •Panelist, US Visa & Immigration Law: Overcoming New Challenges, Herzog Fox & Neeman, Tel Aviv, Israel (10.29.2014) •Panelist, Opportunities & Challenges: Israel-Massachusetts Trade, Doing Business with Israel, Associated Industries of Massachusetts, Boston, MA (07.11.2014) •Panelist, What Employment-Based Attorneys Should Know When Working with Same-Sex Couples, AILA's Annual Conference on Immigration Law, AILA, Boston, MA (06.18.2014) •Speaker, The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers, ILW, Boston, MA (06.18.2014) •Speaker, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) Investigations and US Visa Issues, IATI (Israel Advanced Technologies Industries), Tel Aviv, Israel (04.09.2014) •Panelist, Doing Business in the US, Doing Business in the US: Protecting Your Personal Interests, The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel (01.14.2014) •Panelist, The Growing Importance of Corporate Immigration and International Employment Law in Corporate Transactions: Getting It Right When Moving Personnel Between Entities, In-Country or Across Borders, International Bar Association Annual Meeting, International Bar Association, Boston, MA (10.07.2013) •Panelist, Legal Rights & Obligations Post-DOMA: A Multidisciplinary Webinar for Individuals & Employers, Mintz Levin, Webinar (08.12.2013) •Panelist, Global Transactions: How to Do Business Internationally without Losing Your Money, Intellectual Property Rights or Integrity, Global Transactions: How to Do Business Internationally, New England Corporate Counsel Association, Waltham, MA (06.05.2013) •Panelist, Pathways to Success, BLSA Alumni Spring Conference - The Pathways to Success, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA (03.02.2013) •Speaker, IRCA in the Workplace: The Employer's Guide, Webinar (12.07.2012) •Speaker, Latest Developments in the Law Impacting Recent MBA Graduates, The 10th German MBA Conference, MIT, Cambridge, MA (11.03.2012) •Panelist, Israel Connections Series: Key Tax Considerations for Israeli Companies Operating in the United States, Israel Connections Series: Key Tax Considerations for Israeli Companies Operating in the US, Mintz Levin, Herzog Fox & Neeman, Consulate General of Israel to New England, New England-Israel Bus, Boston, MA (10.03.2012) •Speaker, Equality Matters: “Hot Topics” in the Law Impacting the LGBT Community, Boston, MA (06.07.2012) •Speaker, US Visa and Green Card Options for Dentists, Yankee Dental Congress 2012, Boston, MA (01.26.2012) •Moderator, Employing Foreign Talent: Visa Strategies When H-1B Visas Are Not Available, Mintz Levin, Boston, MA (01.25.2012) •Speaker, Hot Topics in US Immigration Law: What Should Employers Expect in 2012?, Mintz Levin, New York, NY (11.15.2011) •Speaker, Hot Topics in US Immigration Law: What Should Employers Expect in 2012?, Mintz Levin, Boston, MA (11.01.2011) •Speaker, Legal Ethics Issues in Immigration Law, APRL 2011 Annual Meeting, Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, Toronto, ON (08.05.2011) •Co-chair, Immigration Conference, MCLE, Boston, MA (05.2011) •Speaker, Advanced L-1 and E-1/E-2 Visa Issues, Rome Chapter Conference, AILA, Frankfurt, Germany (05.2011) •Speaker, Immigration Law and Ethics, Virginia Continuing Legal Education (2011) •Speaker, Ethics and Practice Management, National Conferences, AILA (2011) •Speaker, US Visa Options for Fletcher Graduates, Tufts University Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (2011) •Moderator, Advanced Consular Processing and Entry Issues, New England Chapter Conference, AILA, Boston, MA (02.01.2010) •Speaker, Ethics and Practice Management, National Conferences, AILA (2010) •Moderator, Ethics Panel, PERM Labor Certification Conference, AILA, New Orleans, LA (2010) Recognitions & Awards•The Legal 500 United States: Labor & Employment: Immigration (2013 - 2014) •Best Lawyers in America: Immigration Law (2014 - 2016) •Phi Beta Kappa •International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers (2011 - 2013) •Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star (2009)