William Doyle is the founder and President of Doyle APC and is licensed to practice law in California and Washington. Since 1998 Mr. Doyle has focused his practice on representing individuals in class action and mass injury litigation involving defective products, securities fraud, consumer fraud, internet privacy, prescription drugs, and defective medical devices.
Mr. Doyle has served as lead counsel in national class actions and MDL litigations against such companies as Apple, LG, Honda, Sony, Amazon, the New York Stock Exchange, and other Fortune 500 companies.
In 2008 Mr. Doyle co-founded and served as managing partner of Doyle Lowther LLP, a national class action law firm. He previously worked as an attorney and partner in the largest class action law firm in the nation.
Courts throughout the nation have appointed Mr. Doyle as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous class actions and complex multi-district litigations. Mr. Doyle represented the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) as lead counsel in the NYSE securities litigation. In the TransUnion consumer litigation, Mr. Doyle served as co-lead counsel and certified a statutory damages class action of over 9 million Illinois consumers, resulting in a nationwide settlement valued at over $100 million. In the NVIDIA products liability litigation, Mr. Doyle served as co-lead counsel and helped achieve a class settlement valued in excess of $500 million.
Mr. Doyle has represented clients in several mass tort injury litigations, including pelvic surgical mesh, DePuy hip implants, Mirena IUD, Avandia, hernia surgical mesh, asbestos, and others. In the San Diego wildfire litigation, Mr. Doyle’s firm was one of several firms that operated as de facto lead counsel in prosecuting the liability case against SDG&E. In the mesh litigations, in addition to managing several hundred cases, Mr. Doyle served in a leadership position for the Cook MDL.
Mr. Doyle also served as lead or co-lead counsel in a series of landmark Internet privacy cases. These cases achieved important new privacy protections for online consumers, established new legal precedent for applying federal statutes to Internet communications, and certified the first nationwide class for Internet privacy claims.
Mr. Doyle graduated from the University of San Diego with an undergraduate degree in economics. Mr. Doyle earned his law degree in 1996 from the California Western School of Law.
Mr. Doyle is admitted to practice in state and federal courts throughout California and Washington, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First, Second, and Ninth Circuits.
Mr. Doyle is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the State Bars of California and Washington, the San Diego County Bar Association, and the National Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Doyle also served on the board of directors for the Association of Business Trial Lawyers and as a director of the San Diego County Bar Foundation.
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