Doug Vonderhaar is a consumer financial services lawyer with a litigation and regulatory practice. He assists compliance managers in the identification of regulatory and compliance issues relating to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau readiness for banks, lenders and specialty financers. As part of the Financial Services Industry team, Doug routinely counsels clients regarding TILA, RESPA and other federal consumer statutes and regulations. He has also prepared compliance policies and guidelines for banks and nonbank lenders. Additionally, he is a member of the BakerHostetler team serving as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), an unprecedented recovery effort involving hundreds of actions. In this role, he assists with investigating and litigating against hedge funds, investment banks and other financial institutions.
During law school, Doug was a member of the University of Cincinnati Law Review and president of the Environmental Law Society.