Michael J. Boyle, Esq.
Mike Boyle represents investors in FINRA arbitrations and also prosecutes
the firm’s class action cases on behalf of consumers and investors.
Prior to joining the firm, Mike clerked for the Honorable R. Guy Cole,
Jr., a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
during the 2011-2012 term. Mike began his career with the international
law firm Covington & Burling, LLP, in San Francisco. He also worked
for the San Francisco firm Carroll Burdick & McDonaugh, LLP and the
Columbus firm Carpenter Lipps & Leland, LLP. With these firms, Mike
handled a wide spectrum of legal cases, from nine-figure bankruptcies
and insurance coverage actions to individual real estate disputes.
Mike has also maintained a significant pro bono practice. In the aftermath
of Hurricane Katrina, Mike volunteered with a free legal clinic run by
Loyola University of New Orleans, in which he provided a wide range of
services to displaced residents of Louisiana. Mike also served with the
San Francisco Bar Association’s Legal Assistance project, providing
free legal assistance to low income residents of the Bay Area. He also
handles indigent criminal appeals in front of the Sixth Circuit pursuant
to the Criminal Justice Act.
Mike attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, where he graduated
with honors in 2008. He also served as a Senior Editor of the University
of Pennsylvania Law Review, and was a finalist in the Keedy Cup Moot Court
competition. Prior to law school, Mike graduated with honors from Dominican
University in River Forest, Illinois, with a focus on political theory.
Mike is a member of the California and Ohio Bar, and is admitted to the
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits,
as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central,
Southern and Eastern Districts of California, the Northern and Central
Districts of Illinois, the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin,
and the Northern and Southern District of Ohio.