Kara E. Dougherty

Investment Counsel

Ms. Dougherty serves as Perspecta Trust’s Investment Counsel. In that capacity, she manages all legal aspects of the company’s deal structuring, capital raising, and alternative investment strategies as well as general corporate and legal matters. Ms. Dougherty was most recently a Corporate Director at McLane Middleton, P.A., a 100-year-old full-service New England law firm. She spent the first part of her career as a private equity fund formation attorney at two global law firms in Chicago and New York City. Ms. Dougherty has over a decade of experience representing companies, business owners, and investors in capital raises, mergers and acquisitions, structural reorganizations, debt and equity financings, and succession and strategic planning.

Ms. Dougherty earned a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.