About Us

Private Placement Advisors LLC is represented by Douglas Slain and selected independent contractors appropriate for each money raise. 

Douglas Slain is a retired attorney who consults with securities lawyers and others on the SEC exempt offerings. 

Slain has been showing issuers how to use equity crowdfunding under the JOBS Act since January 2015, when he launched the LinkedIn State Securities Regulation discussion group.

Slain taught one semester at Stanford Law School as an adjunct law professor; he served as a Rule of Law advisor to the Ministry of Economy for the Republic of Latvia. 

He founded and for 16 years published Insurance Litigation Reporter and other authoritative national law reporting services now owned by Thomson-Reuters. 

Degrees:  Stanford J.D.  

University of Chicago M.A., Social Thought Committee (European Intellectual History)

DePauw University, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa 


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