Erik N.Doughty

Associate

Boston + 1.617.449.6824

Erik Doughty represents financial institutions and other corporate clients in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts, including matters pertaining to mortgage-backed securities and other structured products. Erik also has served as pro bono counsel for local community nonprofit organizations and represented affordable housing tenants in bankruptcy court proceedings.

Erik began his career at Jones Day in 2015 after clerking at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. He rejoined the Firm in 2018, following a clerkship at the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Erik is coauthor, with Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants, of "Where Science Conflicts with Common Sense: Eyewitness Identification Reform in Massachusetts, 79 Albany Law Review 1617 (2017).

Experience

  • Exceda sold to Akamai TechnologiesJones Day advised Exceda in its sale to Akamai Technologies, including assets in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, and the U.S.
  • U.S. Bank prevails on appeal and obtains settlement in putative class action alleging tens of billions in class-wide losses in connection with residential mortgage backed securitiesJones Day represented U.S. Bank National Association in putative class actions filed in New York state court seeking tens of billions of dollars in alleged class-wide losses in connection with investments in certificates and notes issued by over 800 residential mortgage backed securities trusts for which U.S. Bank served as trustee.
  • U.S. Bank defeats class certification in putative class action alleging billions in class-wide losses in connection with residential mortgage backed securitiesJones Day represented U.S. Bank N.A. in a putative class action seeking billions of dollars in alleged class-wide losses in connection with investments in notes issued by 25 residential mortgage backed securities trusts for which U.S. Bank served as trustee.
  • F.L. Roberts & Co. sells nine Jiffy Lube locations to Atlantic Coast EnterprisesJones Day advised F.L. Roberts & Co., Inc., the largest independent petroleum marketer in Western Massachusetts, and an owner and operator of various Jiffy Lube service centers, in the sale of nine Jiffy Lube locations to Atlantic Coast Enterprises, LLC, an owner and operator of 50 Jiffy Lube service centers in Tampa, Miami, and West Palm Beach, Florida, as well as Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • USI Insurance Services acquires Forrest Sherer InsuranceJones Day advised USI Insurance Services LLC in its acquisition of the assets of Forrest Sherer Insurance, Inc., an Indiana insurance agency providing property-casualty, employee benefits, and personal risk services, from First Financial Corporation.
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