Michael Lyle and Eric Lyttle have joined the firm as partners in the Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Lyle heads the firm’s products liability team in Washington. He was previously the Managing Partner in Weil Gotshal’s Washington, D.C. office, a member of the firm’s Management Committee, and Co-Head of the Products Liability practice. Mr. Lyttle was a partner in the firm’s litigation department.
Both Lyle and Lyttle have deep experience working on complex products liability matters. Mr. Lyle was the Director of the White House Office of Administration in the Clinton Administration. Mr. Lyle has 25 years of trial and appellate experience in high-profile and high-stakes matters, including product liability and mass torts, trade secrets, class actions, trademarks, insurance coverage, consumer fraud and securities fraud litigation. Mr. Lyttle’s practice is focused on trying products liability actions, mass tort matters, class actions and other complex litigation. He has participated in numerous jury and bench trials, and has represented clients in some of the highest-profile mass torts and recent crises.