Matthew C. Spaulding practices in the corporate practice group. His work includes a focus on commercial transactions, technology, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), data breach and data privacy matters. Matthew also works with the firm’s litigation practice group on electronic discovery (“e-discovery”) matters and helping clients navigate the challenges associated with managing electronically stored information (“ESI”) in litigation. Matthew has completed e-discovery training and testing provided by the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists concerning best practices in e-discovery and litigation.
Prior to joining Shumaker, Matthew clerked for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Before clerking in federal court, Matthew served one-year as a full-time Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) in the criminal division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio. As a SAUSA, Matthew prosecuted a variety of criminal cases, including federal CVB, general criminal and multi-defendant conspiracy cases.
While attending law school, Matthew was an Associate Member of the University of Toledo Law Review. Matthew was also actively involved in the Student Bar Association at the University of Toledo.