Douglas Woloshin

Of Counsel

  • Douglas Woloshin
  • Phone: +1 202 776 7831
    Fax: +1 202 403 3913

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    505 9th Street, N.W., Suite 1000
    Washington, DC 20004-2166

Douglas Woloshin is head of the firm's Project Finance Practice Group. Mr. Woloshin concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, and corporate finance and project finance. 

Mr. Woloshin counsels corporations, individuals, partnerships and nonprofit entities on a broad range of business matters, including business formations, reorganizations, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Woloshin also has accumulated experience in cross-border transactions, venture capital/private equity financing, distressed asset transactions, and international joint venture formation, as well as being a tax accountant.

A member of the American Bar Association, Mr. Woloshin is a 1973 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and a graduate of Villanova University.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a closely held corporation in terminating a 1971 coal mining lease, which, along with obtaining a cash payment of $750,000, will allow the corporation to sell approximately 20 million tons of minable coal reserve at market royalty rates for a projected financial gain of $34.4 million.
  • Counsel to the Leatherwood Company in a 1031 exchange consisting of a sale of four net lease properties located in various states for $14 million, and a subsequent purchase of four replacement properties in California for $15 million.
  • Represented a defense and intelligence contractor in its sale to American Management Systems for $42 million in cash. The transaction was a complex stock sale that involved three parties including an ESOP as a selling party. Transaction involved the satisfaction of all The ESOP trustee’s valuation and fiduciary duties.
  • Represented the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the privatization of the Graduate School, a non-appropriated funded instrumentality of the United States government (“NAFI”). Transaction involved the transfer of all of the assets and liabilities of the NAFI to a private nonprofit entity while maintaining the NAFI’s educational mission.
  • Counsel in the negotiation and documentation of multimillion-dollar commercial loan facilities.
  • Counsel in the sale and purchase of large, complex commercial real estate transactions, including like-kind exchange transfers.
  • Counsel in the creation of business entities to develop and operate real estate and service ventures.
  • Counsel in merger and acquisitions of government contractors and high-tech corporations.


  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., International Law Journal, 1973


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2001-present
  • Shaw Pittman LLP, Washington, D.C.
    - Partner, 2000-2001
  • Fisher Wayland Cooper Leader LLP
    - Partner, 1986-2000

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association

Honors and Awards

Selected Publications