Douglas A. Booher serves as Vice President and Counsel for Chicago Title's Atlanta National Commercial Services (NCS) operation. Doug joined the Atlanta NCS team in 2017 and is based at the company’s headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, focusing on Florida and Southeast commercial customers. After 11 years in private practice as a real estate and business litigation attorney, and 7 years as an in-house real estate attorney with a large land development company in Jacksonville, Doug joined the Fidelity Companies in 2009. He has served as the Company’s Chief Claims Counsel, managing a team of 95 attorneys and 60 support personnel, as well as the Company’s National Underwriting Development Counsel, focusing on building a strong and deep team of talented underwriting counsel for the Fidelity companies across all markets.
Doug has extensive experience in nearly all aspects of real estate development and operations, including land and building acquisitions, title and underwriting issues, permitting and entitlements, construction, financing, leasing, management, marketing and disposition of commercial, office, retail, industrial and multi-family properties.
Every customer, property and transaction is unique and it is a privilege to be a part of a team of professionals with the expertise, talent and resources to determine those unique needs. Our proactive, collaborative and strategic approach efficiently addresses any issues or concerns, and delivers superior, individually tailored service to each customer.
Doug is a frequent speaker on title and real estate industry issues and trends. He has led seminars on construction, leasing, development, land use, permitting, environmental issues, and title claims. Doug attended the FNF Leadership Conference in 2010. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the American Bar Association, the Jacksonville Bar Association, the Florida Land Title Association, the American Land Title Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel, and the Urban Land Institute.
Doug has a B.S. in Finance and a law degree, both from the University of Florida. He resides in Jacksonville Beach, Florida.