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Brian Boyle

Office of the Attorney General


Brian Boyle served as Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General in the Office of the Associate Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, from June of 2003 to March of 2005. The office provides primary leadership and policy oversight for the civil components of the Department of Justice, including the Antitrust, Civil, Civil Rights, Environment and Natural Resources, Justice and Tax Divisions. Mr. Boyle's prior government employment includes serving as a law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia of the United States Supreme Court and to Judge Laurence H. Silberman of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and as Assistant to the General Counsel in the Office of the Secretary of the Army. Brian graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University in 1982, and earned his law degree magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1986, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. He and his wife, Sheila, live in Potomac, Maryland, with their daughter, Alexandra. In April of 2005, Brian joined the Washington, D.C., office of Melveny & Myers LLP, where he had previously practiced law from 1992 to 2003. He currently is a litigation partner specializing in the defense of consumer class action litigation.