Doug has been a Board Certified Specialist in Business and Consumer Bankruptcy since 1987. After graduating from Yale Law School and earning an L.L.M. from Harvard Law School, Doug accepted a position as professor of law at the University of Tennessee Law School and stayed for 15 years, teaching such classes as Debtor-Creditor, Civil Procedure, Municipal Law and Commercial Law. Doug moved to Raleigh in 1987 and has practiced extensively in all areas of bankruptcy. Doug gives each client his personal attention so that each case obtains the best possible result. His decades of experience is available to each person who calls Stubbs & Perdue for help with problem debts.
He still has a love for teaching — he taught a course in bankruptcy at the North Carolina Central University Law School in 1999 and has been an adjunct professor teaching civil procedure to NC Central’s night school law students since 2000.
Doug is licensed to practice in all North Carolina state and federal courts, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. He has been a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute Committee on UCC Issues since 1999-2002. From 1987 through 1998, Doug served on the American Bar Association’s Business Bankruptcy Committee and Commercial Financial Services Committee. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and has served on numerous CLE and advisory committees and served on the Bankruptcy Section Council from 1999 through 2002. Doug has been a member of the Wake County Bar Association since 1987. He has been designated by his peers as a Super Lawyer – 2010 through 2017.
Doug and his wife Betty have two grown children and two delightful granddaughters.
- Yale University, LL.B. – 1966
- Harvard University, LL.M. – 1971
- Yale University, B.A. – 1963
- North Carolina Bar Association
Business Bankruptcy Committee
- American Bar Association
- Wake County Bar Association
- Illinois – 1966
- Tennessee – 1984
- North Carolina – 1987
- US District Court Eastern District of North Carolina – 1987
- US District Court Middle District of North Carolina – 1987
- US District Court Western District of North Carolina – 1987
- US Court of Appeals – Fourth Circuit
- Bankruptcy Law