Mr. Boyle is a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice and co-chair of the firm’s Markets and Trading Practice. He defends clients in litigation and government investigations involving complex financial products and issues. Mr. Boyle defends government investigations conducted by Securities Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Department of Justice relating to complex financial products and public company accounting, often working closely with the firm’s Investigation, Compliance and Defense Practice.
Mr. Boyle’s complex litigation experience includes defending securities and derivatives market related matters and trying cutting edge trade secret matters for financial firms. Mr. Boyle regularly defends government investigations conducted by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) relating to complex financial products and public company accounting, often working closely with the firm’s Investigation, Compliance and Defense Practice. In addition, Mr. Boyle has extensive experience defending law firms in complex malpractice litigation and companies in consumer class actions.
Mr. Boyle is committed to public service. He is a director of the Chicago Bar Foundation, and chairs its Advocacy Committee, which works on legislative and administrative solutions for improving access to justice for all. He also serves as a director of the Eurasia Group Foundation, which educates people on how the complexities of geopolitics impacts their daily lives. Mr. Boyle has an active pro bono practice, in which he has tried criminal matters and asylum cases, and secured relief for prisoners in state and federal habeas matters.
He also serves on the firm’s Finance and Pro Bono Committees.