W. Douglas Easton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Costa Mesa, CA

Easton & Easton, LLP
650 Town Center Drive, Suite 1850
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: 714-850-4590
Fax: 714-850-1978
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney W. Douglas Easton is the founder of the Law Offices of W. Douglas Easton (now Easton & Easton, LLP) located in the Center Tower in Costa Mesa, California. With an impressive resume spanning more than 45 years, Mr. Easton has represented thousands of people in personal injury claims. His clients have sustained all manner of injuries in all types of accidents through the negligence or wrongdoing of other individuals, businesses, or governmental entities. Mr. Easton spent the first six years of his career defending negligent people and companies and learned the tactics they used to defend, diminish or defeat a valid personal injury claim. The remainder of his career has been spent representing injured people, fighting to obtain fair and adequate compensation for them.  With the assitance of his sons (Brian, Matt, and Travis), the Easton Law Firm has recovered more than $100,000 million dollars for plaintiffs since its inception.

Mr. Easton graduated with honors from Brigham Young University and received his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1970. He is admitted to practice before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Federal District Courts for the Central, Northern and Southern districts of California. He belongs to numerous organizations, including the Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Association for Justice, the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.  He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2007 and has been continuously recognized in Super Lawyers since 2009.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

About W. Douglas Easton

Admitted: 1971, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.eastonlawoffices.com/attorneys/w-d-easton/


  • Top Five Rated, University of California at Berkeley
  • "Professional of the Year" in Medical Malpractice, 2008
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 for California
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007 - 2014
  • Straithmore's Who's Who
  • Southern California's "Best Lawyers", Los Angeles Times Magazine, 2007 - 2014
  • "AV" Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® for over 30 years

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer, Trial Advocacy skills on Several Occasions, California Continuing Education of the Bar

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • Supreme Court of California
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, California Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Member, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • Member, J. Ruben Clark Law Society
  • Member, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice

Educational Background

  • Brigham Young University, B.A., cum laude, 1967

Representative Clients

  • Standing between the abuse of power by the Government, Corporations and individuals, our clients are those who have been injured, abused or taken advantage of by those with power to cause harm.
  • Other California Counties


  • Thousands of successful settlements; Doug has tried cases in Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Imperial, and Alameda counties in California.  He has also represented clients in most other California counties.


  • This video explains how the experience and skill of Doug and the other attorneys at Easton & Easton helped a recent client., A Recent Client's Story, 2009
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Office Location for W. Douglas Easton

650 Town Center Drive
Suite 1850
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone: 714-850-4590

Fax: 714-850-1978

Last Updated: 12/28/2020

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