" A combined experience of over 50 years."
We are a data driven consulting firm. When we make a recommendation, it is based on hard data from our research and tempered with over 50 years of cumulative experience. We all specialize in trial consulting and do this work full-time. And we are very good at what we do.
Douglas Green, Ph.D.
With over 30 years of experience, Doug Green is the founder and president of Douglas Green Associates, Inc. and one of the leading trial consultants in the country. He has worked on hundreds of cases tried to verdict as well as many others that resolved before trial.
With a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Tulane University, Doug is a recognized national expert in product liability, intellectual property, toxic torts, commercial litigation, employment litigation, medical malpractice, and white-collar crime. As a leader in the field, Doug is a past President of the American Society of Trial Consultants.
Matthew McClendon, M.A.
Matt McClendon is an organizational psychologist with recognized expertise in witness preparation, case strategy development, and jury profiling. Matt began his trial consulting career in 2001. His range of experience is extensive and includes cases in intellectual property, complex commercial litigation, antitrust, product liability, insurance bad faith, employment litigation, and oil and gas litigation. Matt is a leading consultant on high-stakes intellectual property litigation with an emphasis on trade secret matters. He has been a trusted advisor on some of the most significant IP cases in recent history including two of the largest trade secret verdicts of the decade.
Matt received his Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Tulsa. Matt applies his advanced training in individual and group assessment, attitude measurement, and personality theory to better understand how different types of jurors will process the facts of the case and make decisions about the outcome. Matt’s emphasis is on developing case themes that move jurors to find in his client’s favor. Matt’s background as a psychologist enables him to connect with witnesses, helping them to address any challenges, and unlock their full potential.
Prior to trial consulting, Matt worked as a management consultant providing strategic planning and organizational development services to a variety of Fortune 500 clients. His experience advising top-level decision makers within both the legal and business communities provides Matt with unique insight into how jurors analyze and interpret complex commercial litigation.
Benson Green specializes in the areas of narrative, case thematics, case strategy evaluation, and argument. Benson is also the firm’s lead research designer and analyst. He is an expert in developing organizational narratives that assist clients in consistently applying core themes across all aspects of case strategy from pre-trial discovery to closing arguments. Benson works extensively with clients to help develop persuasive arguments that motivate jurors and focus their attention on core case themes. He is DGA’s lead consultant in witness preparation, helping witnesses to find their voice and tell their story in a way that engages the jury.
Since joining the firm in 2008, Benson has worked extensively in the area of high technology patent litigation including the pharmaceutical, medical device, computing, and cell phone industries, among others. He is adept at integrating complicated technological issues into effective case narratives, and has extensive experience writing opening statements and closing arguments as well as technology tutorials for Markman hearings.
Benson has degrees in History from The Ohio State University and Ball State University. This educational background allows him to bring a unique perspective to the firm in addition to creative writing, critical thinking, and research skills.
William E. Bradley
Bill Bradley is a paralegal. Bill received his certificate of paralegal studies from LSU and joined our team in 2011. Bill’s paralegal training helps assist and support jury research from initial client contact through all logistics till the completion of each project. Bill wears many hats in our firm to make sure we are working like a well-oiled machine behind the scenes. Bill also coordinates and conducts venue analysis, and vendor management functions such as, evaluating, negotiating, and approving contracts. Bill is present onsite at research projects where he is the initial contact for both clients and respondents. Bill’s prior experience in customer care makes him perfect for completing client requests no matter how obscure the request is. We firmly believe that how our firm interacts with everyone makes a big difference in the quality of our data. At its most elemental level, unhappy people do a bad job.
Chris Bouton is Lecturer of History at Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts. He has worked part time as a research analyst with the firm since 2013. He has a B.A. in History from Hamilton College and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Delaware. Chris conducts analysis on qualitative data including participant comments and detailed analysis of deliberations. Chris’ background in historical research makes him especially adept at pre-trial juror research. In venues where juror information is available before trial, Chris conducts extensive research in publicly available resources including social media. He is one of the leading experts in the country in this regard and his evaluations of potential jurors is always spot on.