Mr. Dougal is the Chief Operating Officer of the National Center on Education and the Economy, and has worked as General Counsel for its sister companies, America’s Choice and the National Institute for School Leadership. In addition to providing legal services, he oversees the contracts and information technology departments. He also coordinates preparation of all proposals submitted in response to formal requests for proposals. Before joining NCEE, Jason was a corporate associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Chadbourne & Parke LLP in New York. He has extensive experience in all types of public and private corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and securities transactions.