Douglas A. Wright is a member of Holland & Knight's
Public Companies and Securities practice group. His experience includes
corporate and tax planning and business litigation. His practice focuses on
mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industries. He also has extensive
experience in the formation and structure of all types of business entities,
including corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies.
Mr. Wright's tax experience includes counseling clients on tax issues related
to corporate and partnership formations, acquisitions, and reorganizations. He
has also advised individuals concerning income and estate and gift tax planning.
Mr. Wright has extensive experience handling administrative tax appeals and
litigation involving federal income taxes, federal estate and gift taxes, and
taxes imposed by Florida state and local governmental units. He has litigated
cases in the United States Tax Court and the federal and state trial courts in
Florida. Mr. Wright is also certified as a civil mediator by the Supreme Court
Mr. Wright has advised clients concerning numerous business disputes. This
experience includes the litigation of shareholder derivative, buy-sell
agreement, franchise, partnership, and trust cases.