About Us

Douglas Slain is a retired attorney who consults with securities lawyers and others on how to navigate the twists and turns of 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, which now has over 1660 national law firm securities attorneys as members. Slain taught one semester at Stanford Law School as an adjunct law professor and 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., 19th C. European Intellectual History