Douglas J. DeBaugh

Douglas J. DeBaugh

Associate, Litigation


Doug DeBaugh represents clients in a wide range of complex commercial and securities litigation in federal and state courts nationwide. He also has experience representing clients in connection with investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mr. DeBaugh has represented companies in the financial services, health care, pharmaceutical, energy and advertising industries. He has experience representing clients as both plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes civil litigation. Representative matters include:

  • serving as a member of the trial team defending UBS Real Estate Securities Inc. in a matter involving over $2 billion in claims asserted by U.S. Bank National Association, the first residential mortgage-backed securities case brought by a trustee to go to trial;
  • defending an international financial institution in multijurisdictional securities actions brought by the National Credit Union Administration Board as liquidating agent of corporate credit unions involving alleged violations of state and federal securities laws; and
  • representing the parent company of a regional health care network asserting claims against its former CEO for breach of contract, tortious interference of contract and defamation.

Mr. DeBaugh also maintains a robust pro bono practice, which includes representation of low-income clients facing eviction in the District of Columbia. In addition, he volunteers at the D.C. Landlord Tenant Resource Center, a service that provides free legal information to unrepresented landlords and tenants undergoing residential housing disputes.



  • J.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2014
  • B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2010


  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Douglas J. DeBaugh