Doyle APC is a law firm established by experienced class action and mass injury attorneys. We provide personalized service to all clients and deliver excellent results.
Our seasoned lawyers have decades of collective experience fighting on behalf of ordinary people injured by large corporations or their defective products.
We take on cases we believe in
Our lawyers aggressively prosecute corporate wrongdoing and other unlawful activity. We efficiently and effectively prosecute complex cases from their inception and investigation through trial. With tenacity and experience, we seek the maximum recovery for our clients.
Doyle APC believes in being readily available to clients, and responding quickly to your needs and concerns. Our clients are kept informed about their legal matters, from beginning to end. And we take pride in sharing our knowledge and expertise with you, so you’re always aware of what’s going on in your case.
We offer free, confidential consultations to all potential new clients. If we accept your case, you pay nothing unless we are successful.
We handle all matters on a contingent fee basis, where Doyle APC bears the burden of advancing all costs, expenses and the risk of losing. We are paid only when we achieve a successful result.
We are headquartered in San Diego, California and prosecute cases throughout California. If you are outside of California, we may still represent you as we are associated with other fine attorneys throughout the United States.
If you are unsure whether we could handle your particular matter, just ask. We regularly refer potential clients to attorneys experienced in other legal matters.
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The firm’s senior attorneys have worked on some of the largest, high-profile class action and mass injury lawsuits in the United States. Our work has collectively helped to recover billions of dollars on behalf of those injured by corporations.
William J. Doyle
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 consumers and investors in class action and mass tort 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 the New York Stock Exchange, Apple, LG, Honda, Sony, Amazon.com and other Fortune 100 companies.
Prior to Doyle APC, Mr. Doyle founded Doyle Lowther LLP, a national class action law firm. He previously worked as a partner in the law firm of Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP and as an attorney at Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach LLP.
Mr. Doyle has been appointed lead or co-lead counsel in numerous class actions and multi-district litigations. In 2003 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 $109 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 transvaginal mesh, DePuy hip implant, Mirena IUD, Avandia and others. In the 2007 San Diego wildfire litigation, Mr. Doyle’s firm was one of several firms that together 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 the leadership 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.
Chris W. Cantrell
Chris Cantrell has been practicing law since 2003 and is licensed to practice in the States of California and Alabama. The entirety of his career has focused on representing consumers in mass torts and consumer class actions.
Mr. Cantrell has extensive experience in complex class actions including representing hundreds of thousands of primary care physicians in one of the largest class actions in United States history, In re: Managed Care Litigation (MDL 1334 S.D. Fla.). In this important class action, Mr. Cantrell’s former firm represented primary care physicians in a RICO class action against the nation’s largest health insurance providers who were systematically defrauding these physicians of payments owed by using a sophisticated software system.
Mr. Cantrell has also worked on several antitrust matters including In re: Pharmacy Benefit Managers Antitrust Litig., (MDL 1782 E.D. Pa) and In re: Platinum and Palladium Litigation (S.D. N.Y.) where Mr. Cantrell’s firm represented a class of platinum and palladium investors who suffered losses due to a an alleged conspiracy between MF Global and one of the country’s largest hedge funds to artificially inflate the prices of investment grade platinum and palladium by engaging in fraudulent trading in the final moments of a the NYMEX trading day, also commonly called “banging the close.” Mr. Cantrell’s firm secured a settlement that resulted in investors recovering more than 100% of their losses.
Mr. Cantrell has represented consumers in other class actions against Apple, Inc., Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics among others. Mr. Cantrell also represented numerous individuals and families who lost homes, personal property and businesses in the 2007 San Diego County wildfires.
Mr. Cantrell also devotes a substantial portion of his practice to representing individuals harmed by defective pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Over the years, he has represented thousands of injured men and women in cases such as Transvaginal Mesh, Vioxx, DePuy Hip Implants, Mirena IUD, Ephedrine, Oxycontin, Fentanyl Time Released Patches, Baycol, Medtronic ICD Batteries, Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Leads, Lipitor, Fen-Phen, Kugel Hernia Mesh Patches, and Prempro.
Mr. Cantrell is admitted to practice in state and federal courts throughout California and Alabama, including the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California, as well as the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama. Mr. Cantrell is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth and Eleventh Circuits as well as the United States Court of Federal Claims.
Mr. Cantrell graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with degrees in criminal justice and chemistry and earned his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2003. While attending the University of Alabama School of Law, Mr Cantrell served as a member of the Campbell Moot Court Board.
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