Douglas Herman

Douglas Herman

National Leader, E-Discovery




Executive Summary

Douglas Herman is a Principal in BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice with extensive knowledge and experience in technology, specializing in database-driven applications, pre-litigation planning, eDiscovery and digital forensic services. Douglas also has considerable technical experience with computer networking, network security, data storage, database-driven applications, including ERP, CRM, EMR, HRIS, SharePoint-related structures, SQL database design and administration, email archiving platforms, and the full Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and project lifecycle.

Experienced in eDiscovery and dispute resolution, Douglas has provided expert witness testimony in a number of litigations, where he has been retained as an eDiscovery expert, a 30(b)(6) expert, and has also participated in an array of technical depositions of opposing experts.  He advises clients nationally across multiple industries, including; energy, healthcare and pharmaceutical, education, banking mortgage, transportation, and manufacturing.

Prior to joining BDO, Douglas was a Managing Director and Partner for UHY Advisors FLVS, Inc. where he led the Discovery Services Practice Group and also managed the Operations, Project Management and Business Development teams. He has published on numerous topics related to eDiscovery.


M.B.A, City University, Seattle, Washington
M.S., Computer Science, City University, Seattle, Washington
B.S., Engineering Mechanics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Community Involvement

Douglas is an avid participant in the Habitat for Humanity community, where he routinely helps with planning, project management, and construction activities related to providing housing for people in need.

Douglas is a teacher and mentor for individuals in the Wounded Warrior Project, focusing on helping disabled veterans with physical disabilities through construction and craft projects.