Marcel C. Duhamel

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Offices Cleveland
Phone 216.479.6112
Fax 216.937.3722
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Marcel is a partner in the Vorys Cleveland office and a member of the litigation group. He focuses his practice on privacy, consumer protection, complex litigation, class actions, electronic discovery and appellate practice. He has frequently represented lenders in defense of consumer and commercial class actions, lender liability claims, and loan servicing claims.  In addition, Marcel represents clients defending claims under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Regulation Z, the Uniform Commercial Code, Ohio's Consumer Sales Practices Act, Retail Installment Sales Act, and other theories of liability to consumers.  He has also represented clients in shareholder actions challenging mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property litigation and general business litigation. He was recently appointed by the Court of Common Pleas of Cuyahoga County, Ohio to serve as a receiver over a manufacturing company during the pendency of a shareholder dispute.

Marcel also counsels clients with respect to privacy practices and allegations of data breach.  He has defended class and individual actions raising data privacy, consumer protection, FCRA, TCPA and FDCPA claims. He has advised clients with respect to GDPR compliance, financial privacy compliance, and privacy policies and has counseled clients through the Privacy Shield certification process. He is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), and a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP).

He has spoken on subjects related to ESI and e-discovery, class actions, privacy, appellate advocacy and trial advocacy. 

Marcel received his J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School and his B.A. summa cum laude from Case Western Reserve University.

Marcel clerked for the Honorable Ann Aldrich of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

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