Douglas M. Stringer is a seasoned legal professional with over a decade of experience at the Session Law Firm, providing support, policy analysis, and lobbying initiatives in the areas of healthcare, real estate, and community development, along with securing opportunities in local, state and federal small business procurement. Among his accomplishments, Mr. Stringer is proficient in the collection, extraction, and dissemination of information relevant to legislative matters to support the representation of major business entities, national trade associations and major U.S. cities through the United States Conference of Mayors. Mr. Stringer also has extensive experience in corporate formation, as well as assisting non-profit organizations file for 501(c) (3) tax exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service and in the process of registering trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Stringer has also worked with many of the firm’s residential and commercial real estate concerns, as a liaison between lenders, brokers, and borrowers. His duties included being in contact with lenders to ensure loan compliance, quality assurance for deeds, deeds of trust, and other recorded instruments, and the timely submission of those documents for recordation at the District of Columbia Recorder of Deeds. Mr. Stringer worked extensively in areas such as title processing, disbursement of settlement proceeds, and the remittance of title insurance policies.
Before joining the Session Law Firm, Mr. Stringer worked in the district office of United States Representative Mike Ward (3rd-KY, 104th Congress) in Louisville, KY, first as district office intern, then as staff assistant for constituent services, where he conducted legislative and policy analysis, and research for district case work. Mr. Stringer also worked in local government as administrative and associate legislative assistant to Twelfth Ward Alderman Paul Bather of the City of Louisville, KY.
A graduate of the University of Kentucky, Mr. Stringer participated in the Charles Hamilton Houston Preparatory Institute for Legal Studies before he received his Juris Doctor from the University of the District of Columbia’s (“UDC”) David A. Clarke School of Law. While there, he served as student counsel for both the Housing and Consumer Law Clinic and the Community Development/Small Business Law Center. Mr. Stringer also studied Public Relations in the University of Louisville’s Department of Communications, and is currently in pursuit of a Master’s Degree in Public Administration at UDC.
Mr. Stringer’s writing experience includes serving as a contributor to the National Minority Business Coalition Magazine. He also worked with the AFL-CIO’s Frontlash, and is a Notary Public in the District of Columbia.