Douglas Tucker

Biography

Sr. Vice President and Corporate Counsel, Midland States Bancorp, Inc.

Doug Tucker is Sr. Vice President and Corporate Counsel of Midland States Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company with $1.5 billion in assets and 29 banking locations in Effingham, Illinois, and which has filed for an IPO with the SEC and for a NASDAQ listing under the ticker symbol "MSBI." Prior to joining MSBI, Mr. Tucker was in private practice, most recently at Quarles & Brady LLP, a 450+ attorney international law firm, where Mr. Tucker served as chairman of the firm's Chicago Securities Group, chairman of the Firm's China Law Group, and founding and managing partner of its Shanghai office. Mr. Tucker has been a licensed attorney since 1993 and has concentrated his practice in the areas of securities, M&A, corporate finance and strategic planning. He has represented a broad range of NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies as well as investment banking, private equity and venture capital firms, and has served as the lead attorney in numerous IPOs, private and public debt and equity raises and M&A transactions as counsel to the issuer, underwriter, acquirer or target.  He has also served as special assistant to the former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission and served as president of a venture capital funded Silicon Valley technology company.

Mr. Tucker earned a B.A. from Michigan State University and a J.D. from Northwestern University Law School.