W. Douglas Easton

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Costa Mesa, California

Easton & Easton, LLP
W. Douglas Easton
Easton & Easton, LLP

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in California since: 1971

Education: University of California Berkeley School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

Easton & Easton, LLP

650 Town Center Drive
Suite 1850
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Visit website


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

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

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

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

First 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

Office location for W. Douglas Easton

650 Town Center Drive
Suite 1850
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone: 714-850-4590


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

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