- B.A., Miami University
- J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law
Doug Squires is a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice and has prosecuted numerous significant white-collar cases, including one of the largest frauds in U.S history. In 2009, he received the Department’s Distinguished Service Award.
Squires is also an adjunct professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and the Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. At Moritz, Squires teaches white-collar crime, which examines sophisticated criminal offenses involving the use of power, influence, or trust for the purpose of illegal gain. At Capital, Squires developed and teaches a class in forensic evidence, an advanced evidence course which is also open to Moritz students. The forensic evidence class explores various disciplines and legal applications including computer forensics, forensic accounting, and other modern crime scene analysis.
A frequent lecturer, Squires has traveled abroad to deliver training in the country of Georgia on the issues of fraud and corruption.
Squires has authored several published materials on white-collar crime and fraud, including a chapter entitled "Forensic Accounting" in Scientific Evidence in Civil and Criminal Cases, 5th Ed., (Foundation Press 2007), the leading legal text on scientific and technical evidence.
Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Columbus in 2000, Squires worked for almost seven years as a state prosecutor in California. As a deputy district attorney, Squires prosecuted offenses including murder, sex crimes, and major narcotics and served as an interim supervising district attorney.
Squires received a bachelor’s degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, his law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law and is licensed to practice law in Ohio and California.