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  • Rutgers University, B.A. (2005)
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D. (2010)


  • District of Columbia

Ian M. Schuler

Discovery Attorney
Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.508.8863
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Ian Schuler is a discovery attorney in the E-Discovery & Information Management Practice in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office. Ian’s practice focuses on electronic discovery issues in a wide range of practice areas, including Antitrust, Government Contracts, Litigation, Health Care, and White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement. Ian is experienced in all phases of discovery, including managing small and large-scale document reviews and productions, formulating discovery strategy, privilege review, and protecting and defending privileged communications. Ian also has experience on the use of technology to efficiently manage and streamline discovery. He has worked on a range of matters, spanning Inspector General and Department of Justice investigations, mergers and acquisitions, multidistrict litigations, and commercial litigations. 

Representative matters include:

  • Defending eight health insurance companies in MDL litigation involving national and state class actions asserting antitrust claims.
  • Defending a leading health services company in a contract dispute involving the creation, design, and operation of a large health plan.
  • Represented AT&T in its proposed acquisition of Time Warner.
  • Represented a major medical school in litigation involving breach of a patent license agreement.
  • Represented a multinational government contractor in an investigation and a response to an inspector general subpoena related to labor practices.
  • Represented Humana Inc. in its proposed merger with Aetna Inc.
  • Represented a major airline in an antitrust litigation against DOJ related to the acquisition of slots at Newark-Liberty International Airport.
  • Represented a major telecommunications firm in connection with an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice into alleged violations of Section I of the Sherman Act.

Ian also has an active pro bono practice. He volunteers at Election Protection’s national voter hotline led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. The national hotline is a year-round non-partisan resource for voters regarding registration, absentee and early voting, voting at the polls, and overcoming obstacles to their participation in voting.

Ian graduated from Rutgers University in 2005 with a B.A. in criminal justice. He earned his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 2010. During law school, Ian interned with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, where he represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts prosecuting misdemeanors in District Court.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Massachusetts (inactive)