Doug Taber knows his way around large and complex U.S. and cross-border insolvencies and out-of-court restructurings. With over 30 years of experience, Doug leverages his deep knowledge and understanding to guide clients through their most significant restructuring and bankruptcy matters.

Doug offers lender-side clients unique and valuable insight. Doug spent 17 years at GE Capital, first as Managing Director and General Counsel responsible for restructurings at GE Capital Corporate Financial Services, then as Lead Executive Counsel at GE Capital including throughout the financial crisis. He has managed GE's largest and most complex U.S. bankruptcies, cross-border insolvencies, and out-of-court restructurings. His tenure at GE included acting as lead lawyer of GE Capital's resolution planning under the Dodd-Frank Act.

Doug also has substantial legal knowledge beyond bankruptcy and restructuring, including in commercial finance, corporate governance, and M&A.

Prior to GE Capital, Taber began his legal career in 1988 at Chicago-based Goldberg Kohn Ltd., where he served as an associate until 1995 before accepting an invitation to join the partnership. He spent five years as a partner before going in-house to GE Capital.

As a result of his broad experience both in private practice and as in-house counsel, Doug has a deep and wide network of business and legal connections in the financial services industry.

Education and admissions


J.D., Harvard Law School, cum laude

M.A., The University of Chicago

B.A., Bowdoin College, summa cum laude

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York




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