Kyle has more than 38 years of trial experience and has tried more than 40 major jury trials, as well as many arbitrations and court trials. His experience includes high-stakes product and toxic tort litigation; unfair trade practices; wrongful termination and labor and employment; lender liability; and business and commercial litigation.
The National Law Journal featured a case of Kyle's ' a seven-week jury trial in which he served as lead trial counsel for a preeminent entertainment company, in a highly publicized multi-million dollar lawsuit ' as one of the top 10 defense verdicts in the U.S. in 2005. Additionally, he has tried high-stakes business and employment litigation, complex labor cases, and union-instigated discrimination litigation, as well as trade secret and antitrust lawsuits tried to verdict, resolution or settlement.
Where civic pursuits are concerned, Kyle has been deeply involved as a director of the Outward Bound School; as president of the executive board of the University of California at Berkeley; as a trustee of the U.C. Berkeley Foundation; and as a director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. He is a current member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, as well as a commissioner on the Governor's Commission on Judicial Nominations.He is a frequent speaker on the topic of jury trial practice, and is the author of Product Liability Under California Law.