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Peter Duffy Doyle

Peter Duffy Doyle

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Peter Doyle is a partner in the Litigation Department and has a long track record of winning high-stakes contested matters. Peter's practice encompasses trial work and related counseling in complex business disputes. He has tried cases in state and federal courts across the United States on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. Peter has successfully argued significant appeals involving federal securities law and other commercial matters in state and federal appellate courts. He was recognized by US Legal 500 in the 2013 edition as "an expert litigator and arbitrator" while the 2012 guide called him an "excellent litigator in all facets."

Peter represents companies in a diverse array of industries including health care, financial services, investment management, telecommunications and manufacturing. Notably, his clients include Community Health, 3G Capital, ABB, American Industrial Partners, Gaylord Container, Health Management Associates, Morgan Stanley and United Airlines.

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Supreme Court to Consider Securities Class Action Issue

On December 11, 2020, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in a shareholder securities litigation against Goldman Sachs.[1] On appeal, Goldman argues that federal securities law permits issuer defendants in purported class actions to rebut the presumption of reliance where the alleged misstatements are of such a generic nature that they could not be … Continue Reading
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