Brock R. Lyle is a partner in the firm's Redwood City office. His primary focus is civil litigation, with particular specializations in real estate, intellectual property, insurance defense, and outside general counsel advisement. He is also experienced in international business, corporate transactions, and corporate formation. Mr. Lyle is very active in the legal community, serving as the current president of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, and serving on the Board of Directors for the San Mateo County Bar Association. He previously served as the president of the San Mateo County Barristers in 2010. In addition, SF Registry Magazine (a well-known real estate publication) published an article he co-authored with Jesshill Love entitled, "Eyes Wide Open: Ferris Bueller Wisdom in the Internet Age" describing offbeat social signals to anticipate a market recovery. (SF Registry Magazine, June 2011, pg. 25.)
Mr. Lyle earned his Juris Doctor degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, attending on scholarship as a Scholar in Law. During this time, he was active in the International Law Society and the Intellectual Property Law Society. He also served as primary editor of the Washington University Global Studies Law Review, an international law publication that published his student note, "Blood for Oil: Secession, Self-Determination, and Superpower Silence in Cabinda." Wash. U. Glob. Stud. L. Rev., Vol. 4, No. 3 (2005).
While in law school, Mr. Lyle worked as an extern to the Honorable David W. Hagen of the United States District Court in Reno, Nevada and as an extern for the Honorable E. Richard Webber of the United States District Court in St. Louis, Missouri, performing legal research and drafting orders for both judges. Prior to law school, Mr. Lyle worked as an intern for the general counsel of Nutraceutical International Corporation, a health food supplements corporation, primarily addressing trademark defense matters.
Mr. Lyle received his Bachelor's Degree in Comparative Literature from Brigham Young University, attending as a University Scholar. During this time, he spent two years in Paris, France, where he became fluent in French. He later served as President of the BYU French Club and had an article published in the BYU Pre-Law Review. Mr. Lyle has been selected by The Super Lawyers Magazine® Rising Star for 2013.
Mr. Lyle is a member of the State Bar of California, the San Mateo County Bar Association, the Barristers of San Mateo County, and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. He is an appointed member to the Board of Directors of the San Mateo County Bar Association and on the board of the BYU Management Society, Silicon Valley Chapter. He is admitted to practice in all federal and state Courts in California.