Doug Jones | Tax Attorney | Austin, TX – Husch Blackwell


A recognized tax attorney and advisor, Doug counsels businesses on complex tax structures and guides nonprofits on tax exemption.
Doug’s deep experience in tax law includes practical strategies for clients regarding mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, workouts (in and out of bankruptcy), recapitalizations, divestitures, spin-offs, entity formations as well as all forms of capital-raising activities. He assists corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, ranging in size from startups to multinational public corporations. Additionally, Doug is known as a leader in matters of qualified opportunity funds and their tax benefits, counseling funds, their managers and investors on the planning, structuring and implementation of qualified opportunity funds.
Doug has earned a reputation for serving nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. He counsels public charities, family and corporate private foundations, and other exempt organizations on a broad range of governance and tax matters, including self-dealing and other private foundation excise tax rules. From well-established community organizations with multimillion-dollar annual budgets to those with modest levels of financial activity, Doug helps clients achieve their charitable mission while remaining compliant with the tax-exempt requirements. He also counsels exempt organizations on matters related to their exempt status, such as compliance with federal limits on lobbying and political campaign activity, issues related to private benefit and private inurement, and strategies around unrelated business taxable income.
Doug is experienced in providing in-depth analysis of various options for structuring organizational ventures and the likelihood that certain revenue streams would generate unrelated business taxable income.
Doug enjoys Olympic weightlifting and stays busy with his young son.
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