C. Douglas Buford, Jr.

C. Douglas Buford, Jr.


Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C.

Recognized since 2003

Little Rock, Arkansas

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Securities Regulation

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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Bar Admissions: Arkansas
Language(s): English

Education

  • B.S.B.A., University of Arkansas, 1970
  • J.D., University of Arkansas, with honors, 1973
  • Admitted to practice in Arkansas, 1973

Professional Experience

Representing and advising clients on mergers, acquisitions, financing and other forms of business transactions. Advising, structuring and preparing all forms of securities disclosure documents required by federal and state law, including prospectuses, offering circulars and private offering memoranda. Making and completing filings with federal and state securities agencies. Representing issuers and underwriters in public and private securities offerings. Advising and representing individuals, corporations and partnerships in all facets of securities laws before securities regulatory agencies and self-regulatory organizations. Representing and advising banks, bank holding companies, and savings and loan associations on business and regulatory matters.

Other Activities

Beta Alpha Psi; Gamma Beta Phi (President). Blue Key. Editor-in-Chief, Arkansas Law Review, 1973. Certified Public Accountant, Arkansas, 1973. Recipient: E. L. Cullum Award. Listed in: Who's Who in Arkansas Universities. President, Student Union Governing Board. Best Lawyers in America, Chambers and Partners USA: Leading Business Lawyers (Corporate/Commercial). Chairman of Board of Trustees of the Arkansas Arts Center; Member of Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Board of Trustees; Fifty for the Future.

Location

  • 425 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 1800
    Little Rock, AR 72201

Education

  • University of Arkansas School of Law , JD, graduated 1973
  • University of Arkansas, BSBA, graduated 1970

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Little Rock (2021)
  • Securities Regulation, Little Rock (2019)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Little Rock (2018)
  • Securities Regulation, Little Rock (2017)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Little Rock (2015)
  • Securities Regulation, Little Rock (2014)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Little Rock (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation

Special Focus

  • Securities

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