Matthew D Easton
Personal injury Attorney at Costa Mesa, CA
also known as Matt Easton
Licensed for 13 years
Virtual consultation available
Matthew D. Easton is the Managing Partner of Easton & Easton, LLP, located in Costa Mesa, California. The firm was originally founded by Matt's father, Doug Easton, in 1993 after he had spent more than 20 years representing personal injury and medical malpractice plaintiffs. Matt now practices with his father and two brothers, Brian and Travis. Between them, they have more than 100 years of combined experience representing personal injury/wrongful death victims and have recovered more than $100,000,000 for their clients in the past 5 years alone.
Since joining the firm, Matt has become a central figure in some of Easton & Easton’s most prominent cases, including a 2019 mediated settlement for $20,000,000, a 2016 settlement for $3,060,000, a 2013 settlement for $2,750,000, and two 2017 settlements for $1,875,000 and $1,800,000 – all of which were selected as Top Million-Dollar Settlements in California for their respective years, and which contributed to Matt’s lifetime selection to the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® – The Top Trial Lawyers in America® (an honor given to less than 1% of all attorneys in the United States).
Matt is a partner at Easton & Easton and has been selected each year since 2016 among Super Lawyers’ Up-and-Coming Top 100 (Southern California) and Super Lawyers’ Up-and-Coming Top 25 (Orange County), honors given to less than 0.5% of attorneys. Matt has also been chosen each year since 2018 as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Plaintiff’s Personal Injury and Product Liability Litigation. Best Lawyers selects attorneys who have earned peer recognition through exemplary legal work that attracts the notice of their colleagues. Lawyers cannot buy their way onto this list. Matt has also been featured among Southern California’s “Best Lawyers” each year since 2017 in the Orange County Register and Los Angeles Times Magazine.
Additionally, he has been chosen each year since 2014 for the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in California and Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars, honors given to less than 2.5% of attorneys in Southern California under the age of 40. Matt has also been selected each year since 2015 for the American Academy of Trial Attorneys’ Premier 100 Trial Attorneys, the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys “10 Best” Attorneys for California, the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys’ Top 10 Under 40, and for the highest AV Preeminent rating offered by Martindale-Hubbell, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious peer rating service for legal ability and ethics.
Since joining Easton & Easton, Matt has litigated hundreds of cases for meritorious plaintiffs, including important cases against the State of California, numerous cities, numerous school districts, and countless large corporate entities and other defendants. In 2019, Matt acquired $20,000,000 in a hotly disputed matter for a client injured on the Defendant’s premises. In 2016, Matt litigated the mediated settlement of a difficult lane-splitting motorcycle accident for $3,060,000 (10 times the medical bills). In 2017, Matt acquired $1,875,000 and $1,800,000 for two auto accident pre-litigation cases where the plaintiff’s medical bills were less than $200,000 in each case. In 2013, Matt was instrumental in securing a negotiated settlement of $2.75 Million for the wrongful death of an unmarried 55-year-old man whose only surviving heirs were his 80-year-old parents, such that he received a Commendation from the City of Lancaster for his work in that case. In 2014, Matt represented a breast cancer survivor whose healed breast reconstruction incision ruptured after a T-bone collision. After litigating the case for more than a year, Matt negotiated an exceptional settlement of $1,240,000 one month before trial.
Matt has been the Managing Partner at Easton & Easton since 2019, where he and his family lead a team of seasoned litigators fighting for the rights and full compensation of injury victims in all types of personal injury matters. Given the impressive pedigree of success and results exhibited by Easton & Easton's attorneys, the firm has been chosen by U.S. News & World Report as one of Southern California's Best Law Firms each year since 2014 and has also been chosen as the Official Personal Injury Attorneys of the Anaheim Ducks and Proud Partners of the Angels.
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