Daniel Doyle
Daniel D. Doyle
Attorney At Law

My Team

Administrative Assistant:
Linda Clouse
[email protected]

Nina Turner
[email protected]


Daniel D. Doyle has numerous successes in business litigation ranging from multi-national finance companies to tribal sovereigns, from federal circuit courts to state courts, and from local disputes to a billion-dollar lawsuit with national implications. Mr. Doyle has significant experience in both bankruptcy and transportation cases, having represented transportation companies both as creditors and as debtors in large Chapter 11 cases.

Recently, Mr. Doyle co-authored A Practitioner’s Guide to Liquidation and Litigation Trusts published by The American Bankruptcy Institute. In addition, he edited the section of the Norton Bankruptcy Law & Practice in 2007 dealing with retiree benefits and bankruptcy cases, while serving as lead bankruptcy counsel for the Official Committee of Retirees in the Solutia Inc. case in New York City, NY. He has also served for a decade as a bankruptcy lawyer in one of Missouri’s largest law firms. Before enrolling in law school, Dan was an investigative journalist at two Memphis newspapers.

Daniel earned his J.D. from the Washington University School of Law and has been selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (Bankruptcy) and is peer rated AV® PreeminentTM with Martindale Hubbell.


  • Selected for Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers, 2010
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

Published Works

  • Co-Author, “Practitioner’s Guide to Liquidation and Liquidating Trusts” , American Bankruptcy Institute, 2015
  • “Due Diligence Obstacle Course: Seventh Circuit’s Logic May Chill Lease Debt Refinancing” , Monitor Daily 30, 2013
  • “A Bunny’s Tale, or When Should Lawsuits be Bounced Out of Bankruptcy Court?”, The Transportation Lawyers 38, July, 2013
  • “Expanded Use of Chapter 7 Business Bankruptcies in a Constrained Credit Market” , Chapter 7 Commercial Bankruptcy Strategies, Leading Lawyers on Analysing the Trends, Strategies and Risks in Chapter 7 Liquidation, Aspatore, 2013
  • “OOIDA Class-Action Damages and Other Relief” , 32 Transp. L. J. 199, 2005

Representative Cases

  • Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation v. Peoples National Bank, N.A., 710 F.3d 691 80 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 53 , Successful $2.5 million Uniform Commercial Code lawsuit as plaintiff’s trial and appellate lawyer, 2013
  • Native American Distributing v. Seneca-Cayuga Tobacco Co., 546 F.3d 1288 , Successful dismissed suit due to tribal sovereign immunity as trial and appellate lawyer for tribal company., 2008, 10th Circuit
  • Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation 401(k) plan participants/class action plaintiffs

My Team

Administrative Assistant:
Linda Clouse
[email protected]

Nina Turner
[email protected]

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Litigation
  • Transportation

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Missouri
  • Supreme Court of Illinois


  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1989
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
    • B.S. - 1977
    • Major: Journalism

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Transportation Lawyers Association, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights committee, chairman
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Truckload Carriers Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Denver University Transportation Law Journal Advisory Board
  • Bicycle Works, St. Louis Treasurer
  • Landreth Lumber Co. / Jacksonville Wholesale Co., S.D. Ill., Committee Counsel
  • Falcon Furniture, Inc., E.D. Mo., Committee Counsel
  • Solutia Inc., S.D. N.Y., Retiree Committee
  • Rocor Transportation International, W.D. Okla, Ch. 11 Debtor
  • Dick Simon Trucking, Inc., D. Utah, Ch. 11 Debtor
  • Arctic Express, Ch. 11 Debtor

Employment History

  • Lashly & Baer, P.C., Counsel, 2014
  • Lathrop & Gage, LLP, Partner, 2011 to 2014
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