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, a litigator and a privacy lawyer. His practice includes privacy, class actions, consumer protection, banking litigation, complex litigation, bankruptcy litigation and appellate practice.

Marcel’s litigation practice has frequently involved representing lenders and loan servicers in defense of consumer and commercial class actions, lender liability claims, loan servicing claims and privacy claims. He has defended class and individual actions raising data privacy, consumer protection, FCRA, TCPA and FDCPA 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, Ohio’s 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, bankruptcy litigation and general business litigation.

Marcel’s privacy practice includes counseling clients with respect to privacy practices and compliance and allegations of data breach. He has advised clients with respect to GDPR compliance and cross-border data transfers from the EU to the US, financial privacy compliance, and he has counseled clients through the Privacy Shield certification process. He advises clients regarding digital marketing privacy issues, such as compliance with TCPA, CAN-SPAM and similar regulatory regimes. He is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E), a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US), a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), and a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP).

He has spoken on subjects related to GDPR, privacy class actions, 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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