Douglas M. Seaton, Esq.

Douglas A. Seaton

Practice Focus
Public Finance

Hofstra University, J.D., 1995
Tufts University, B.S., 1991

District of Columbia, 1999
Florida, 1999
New York, 1998

Joined Firm


Douglas M. Seaton specializes in public finance and has been the director of D. Seaton and Associates’ public finance practice since 2004, serving as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, bank counsel, issuer’s counsel and underwriters’ counsel.

Douglas is experienced across a broad spectrum of issues including transportation, general obligation, water and sewer, industrial development, special assessment, school district, single/multifamily housing, stadium and airport bond financings. He has drafted the requisite documents for these financings where a variety of financing techniques were employed such as Build America Bonds, Qualified School Construction Bonds, fixed rate bonds, auction rate bonds, variable, advance/current refunding bonds, certificates of participation, liquidity and credit enhancement and derivatives.

Douglas has served as bond counsel and/or disclosure counsel during the past 17 years to several sophisticated issuers on complex financings.  These issuers include, among others, Broward County Florida, Central Florida Expressway Authority, the City of Jacksonville Florida, the City of Miami Florida, the City of Miami Gardens Florida, the City of Orlando Florida, the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, Empire State Development (NY), the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (FL), the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and its affiliates (NY), Miami-Dade County Florida, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (FL), New York Convention Center Development Corporation (NY), New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation, New York State Housing Finance Agency, New York Transportation Development Corporation (NY), the School Board of Broward County Florida, the School Board of Miami-Dade County Florida, the School Board of Palm Beach County Florida, the State of New York Mortgage Agency, the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation (NY).

Mr. Seaton received his Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University in 1991, majoring in Psychology and his Juris Doctor from the Hofstra University School of Law in 1995. Mr. Seaton is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Florida Bar, the New York Bar, the U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. of New York, and the U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. of New York.

  • Member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Life Member of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity, Inc.
  • Member of the Orange Bowl Committee
    • Chair Game Officials Committee
  • Trustee for the United Way of Miami-Dade
  • Former Trustee of the Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
  • Former member of the United Way of Miami-Dade, Mayor’s Ball Committee
  • Former member of the Executive Committee of Leadership Miami
  • Sire Archon, Alpha Rho Boulé, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity 2015 and 2016


Also see: Tracy Anne Seaton | Jeffrey M. Perlman | Michael McKenzie