When Douglas & Boykin, PLLC, a minority-owned firm, formed in 2003, it solidified the partnership that evolved 10 years earlier when Frederick Douglas mentored Curtis Boykin at another firm. The partners' philosophies and abilities complement one another. Combining Mr. Douglas' acclaimed litigation and government regulation skills with Mr. Boykin's commercial litigation and government relations experience permits the firm to provide a broad array of services to meet clients' varied concerns. Douglas & Boykin attorneys apply creative, effective strategies to help clients avoid crises, create strategic plans, and navigate through legal and governmental issues that impact their lives, their businesses, and their bottom lines. Professional malpractice - Representation for lawyers, doctors, pharmacists, and architects Douglas & Boykin posseses the trial experience and credentials not typically found in a firm its size. Mr. Douglas, a former Assistant United States attorney in the District of Columbia, has tried more than 250 cases and argued more than 40 appeals. Mr. Boykin has tried more than 80 cases. The firm' success has garnered the attention of its peers. It has an AV Preeminent rating for commercial litigation from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings The best rating given, the AV denotes the highest level of professional excellence. Local Disadvantaged Business Entity by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority ( LDBE ) Small Business Administration ( SBA ) Legal Services Agreement ( LSA ) with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ( FDIC ) Douglas & Boykin PLLC represents government agencies, individuals, and corporations doing business in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and Maryland. Contact the firm to see what it can do for you.