Attorney / E. Sid Douglas III


E. Sid Douglas, III is a shareholder of the firm in the Kansas City office. Mr. Douglas has been in the public finance practice since joining the firm in 1989. Mr. Douglas specializes in the area of tax-exempt bond financing for state and local governments, hospitals, colleges and other private institutions and has served as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel on a wide variety of tax-exempt financings. He also advises cities and counties on the use of various economic development programs. Mr. Douglas has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Public Finance since 2008. Mr. Douglas is a member of the Missouri Bar Association and Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association. Mr. Douglas received his B.S.B.A. (cum laude) in 1980 and his J.D. (cum laude) in 1983 from the University of Missouri-Columbia. While in law school he was a staff member of the Missouri Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif.


  • B.S.B.A. (cum laude), University of Missouri, 1980
  • J.D. (cum laude), University of Missouri, 1983


  • General Governmental Purpose
  • Economic Development/Public-Private Partnerships
  • K-12 Education
  • Transportation
  • Water, Sewer & Gas
  • Healthcare & Long-Term Care
  • Other Nonprofit Facilities


  • Bond Counsel
  • Disclosure Counsel
  • Economic Development Counsel
  • Public Private Partnerships (P3)
  • Underwriter’s Counsel
  • Continuing Disclosure Compliance
  • Direct Lending Counsel

2405 Grand Boulevard
Suite 1100
Kansas City, Missouri 64108

(816) 221-1000 MAIN
(816) 221-1018 FAX


E. Sid Douglas, III
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(816) 218-7533 DIRECT
(816) 221-1018 FAX