Doug Squires has extensive trial experience in complex civil and criminal cases and has been practicing law since 1993. In 2000, Doug joined the U.S. Department of Justice serving in various roles, and in addition to being a federal prosecutor, he is currently the Senior Litigation Counsel overseeing training at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Ohio. Career highlights include prosecuting one of the largest frauds in U.S history and high profile cases involving insider trading and public corruption.
In 2001, Squires received the Inspector General’s Integrity Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In 2009, he received the U.S. Department of Justice Distinguished Service Award. In 2016, he was honored with the Exceptional Service Award by the National Association of Former United States Attorneys.
As an adjunct professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and the Capital University Law School, Squires has taught advanced evidence and practice courses. At Moritz, he 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 taught Forensic Evidence for eight years, an advanced evidence course also open to Moritz students.
A frequent lecturer, Squires has traveled abroad to deliver training on behalf of the federal government. Topics included; rule of law in the country of Georgia, anti-money laundering in Egypt, and in 2016, he was featured in an anti-corruption tour of Eastern Europe.
Squires has authored several published materials, including a chapter entitled “Forensic Accounting” in Scientific Evidence in Civil and Criminal Cases, 6th Ed., (Foundation Press 2013), the leading legal text on scientific and technical evidence.
Court appointments include serving on the Criminal Pattern Jury Instruction Committee for the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio as an alternative dispute resolution Mediator for civil Settlement Week.
Starting in 1994, Squires worked for the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office in California for seven years with the civil and criminal divisions. In California, Squires handled cases involving murder, sex crimes, and major narcotics and served as 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.