Nick Boyle represents litigants in complex, high-stakes civil disputes. He serves as lead counsel in federal, state, and arbitral venues across the United States in matters that often have international reach.
Mr. Boyle advises a broad array of clients, including investment banks, private equity funds, B2B data providers, movie studios, software and technology companies, and the world’s largest commercial real estate marketplace. He regularly appears in federal court around the country, in state court in New York and Delaware, and in multiple arbitral fora, including the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and JAMS.
In addition to commercial disputes, Mr. Boyle handles trade secrets and copyright matters, securities suits, unfair competition cases, employment litigation in the financial sector, and antitrust and RICO cases. He has argued before the nation’s leading state appellate courts, The New York Court of Appeals and The Delaware Supreme Court.
Mr. Boyle has earned widespread recognition, including by Benchmark Litigation, which highlighted his national litigation practice in its 2019-2022 editions. He was named a finalist for the American Lawyer’s Litigator of the Week award in December 2019 for his defeat of a half-billion dollar claim against HSBC, and recognized as a Trailblazer by The National Law Journal in 2018 for his coordination of international litigation that resulted in a half-billion dollar judgment for CoStar Group. The NLJ singled out Mr. Boyle’s development of a global litigation strategy to vindicate his client’s intellectual property rights around the world. He was named a Trial Pro by Law360 in 2016 based on his long career as a first chair litigator, and has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Top Rated DC Business Litigator every year from 2017 through 2021. He has also been a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation since 2018.