Douglas Colber

VP, General Counsel at Mintel

Douglas Colber has over 35 years of work experience in various legal roles. Douglas began their career as an Associate at Goldberg, Kohn et al. in 1987. In 1989, they joined The ServiceMaster Company as Vice President, Asst. Secretary and Legal Counsel, a position they held for 14 years. In 2003, they briefly served as the Interim Executive Director at the Cabrini Green Legal Aid Clinic. From 2004 to 2008, they held roles as Outside Counsel at The LaSalle Foundation and Consulting Lawyer at Allied Telesyn, Inc. Since 2005, they have been associated with Mintel Group Limited, starting as General Counsel and later becoming Vice President and General Counsel.

Douglas Colber pursued their educational journey with a passion for law and literature. Douglas began their higher education at Wheaton College from 1979 to 1983, where they obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. During this time, they may have developed a strong interest in the subject. In 1982, Douglas briefly studied English Literature at the University of Oxford, although it does not specify if they obtained a degree from this institution.

After completing their undergraduate studies, Douglas shifted their focus to law. From 1984 to 1987, they attended Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, where they earned a Juris Doctor (JD) degree. It seems that Douglas's educational aspirations led him to this esteemed law school, where they dedicated three years to studying and specializing in the field of Law.

Overall, Douglas Colber's educational history reveals their passion for English Literature, culminating in a Bachelor's degree from Wheaton College. Later, they pursued their interest in law by obtaining a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.



  • VP, General Counsel

    Current role