Thomas F. Dougherty

Of Counsel

doughertyt@ballardspahr.com
Tel 612.371.6229
Fax 612.371.3207
Minneapolis

Thomas Dougherty represents startup and established family and owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals in a range of issues relating to business operations. He advises clients on business acquisitions and dispositions, commercial transactions and contracts, the Uniform Commercial Code, real estate transactions (including like kind exchanges) and commercial lending. 

Tom has significant experience assisting with the formation, organization, governance, and taxation of corporations, nonprofit organizations (including foundations), limited liability companies, joint ventures, and limited and general partnerships. Tom has assisted his clients with business relationship documents such as shareholder agreements, operating agreements, member control agreements, partnership agreements, joint venture agreements, employment agreements, and consulting agreements. 

He also advises on nonqualified compensation arrangements, including deferred compensation, stock option, restricted stock, phantom stock, and other types of nonqualified plans and arrangements. In addition, he counsels entrepreneurs and family business owners on business succession planning and other tax planning strategies.

University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., 1976

Syracuse University, J.D., 1979

New York University, LL.M., 1980

Minnesota