Gary J. Saalman

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.5678
Fax 614.719.4938

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Bar & Court Admissions

Judicial Clerkships

Gary is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the litigation practice group.  He represents companies in complex commercial, product liability litigation, and advises clients on document retention and e-discovery obligations. 

Gary serves on national counsel trial teams and as Ohio counsel in toxic tort litigation for Fortune 500 companies.

Gary also advises clients on the identification, preservation and collection of ESI and designs litigation hold protocols to ensure compliance with federal and state  rules.  He has worked with corporate, environmental, and labor attorneys to develop efficient and compliant document retention, IT, and archiving practices.  He has presented to judges, local rules committees, and practitioners on ESI at the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference and at various CLEs in the Midwest.

Gary received his J.D. magna cum laude from Notre Dame Law School where he was the Executive Articles Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review.  He received his B.S. from Miami University.

Gary clerked for The Honorable Alan E. Norris of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. 

Before joining Vorys, Gary served in the U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel in 1989 and was an Assistant District Attorney in Harris County, Texas from 1996-1997.

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