Douglas R. Matthews

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.5460
Fax 614.719.4843

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Doug is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the litigation group. His practice focuses on electronic discovery matters, and he is the head of the firm's electronic discovery practice group. Doug has represented numerous businesses with regard to the management and discovery of electronically stored information. He has represented both corporate and public entities in a variety of litigation matters, including multiple putative class actions.

Career highlights include:

Doug is a member of The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production and is co-founder of the Columbus Chapter of the Friends of eDiscovery, a group of outside counsel, in-house counsel, IT professionals and members of the federal and state judiciary who meet to discuss ESI issues.

Doug speaks nationally and locally on electronic discovery issues.

Doug received his J.D. summa cum laude from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, where he was the issue planning editor of the Ohio State Law Journal and a member of the Order of the Coif. He received his B.A. from the University of Virginia.

Doug clerked for The Honorable Joseph P. Kinneary, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and for The Honorable Alan Norris, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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