Douglas J. Tucker Joins the OptionsCity Management Team as General Counsel

Chicago - 20 August 2010

OptionsCity Software, Inc, a leading developer of electronic trading solutions for options traders and market makers, is pleased to announce that Douglas J. Tucker, has been named as the company’s General Counsel.

“We are very pleased with the addition of Douglas to our management team,” said Hazem Dawani, President and CEO of OptionsCity Software, Inc. “His extensive experience in structuring high tech related businesses will serve as an important component to OptionsCity as we continue to expand.”

“OptionsCity offers an impressive product to the electronic options trading industry,” said Tucker. “I am excited to join their energetic team and add my contribution to their continued growth.”

Tucker brings significant legal and business experience to OptionsCity as he represented middle market and startup entities in addition to publicly traded companies. Before joining OptionsCity, as a partner at Quarrels & Brady LLP, he practiced in the areas of securities law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions and general corporate matters. His experience includes such transactions as:

• Advising numerous Boards of Directors on M&A transactions.
• Structure and funding of several early stage high tech related businesses.
• Later stage funding transactions by various VC and Angel investors.
• Representing issuers in approximately 20 initial public offerings.
• SEC registration of $1.4 billion of debt securities for private equity fund portfolio company.

Doug also served as chair of the Firm’s China Law Group and chair of the Firm’s Securities Practice in the Chicago office. Tucker earned his B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from Michigan State University and his J.D. from Northwestern University.

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