David G. Bayles

Senior Attorney
David is an experienced trial attorney in the Complex Litigation Department.
David Bayles Portrait

David handles complex civil litigation matters from inception through trial. He has obtained multiple favorable jury verdicts as lead and co-counsel in fraud, misrepresentation, and breach of contract cases, as well as successfully prosecuted and defended trademark counterfeiting and copyright infringement cases in US District Court, including for luxury goods manufacturers and jewelry designers. He has prosecuted novel vicarious and contributory infringement claims and has experience prosecuting trademark applications and defending registered marks before the USPTO and the TTAB. David also has experience with corporate governance disputes and litigation, and experience with financial investigations, including financial services and consumer protection investigations. 

Previous Work

David served as a judicial clerk to judges Donald Eyre and Steven Hansen of the Fourth District Court for the State of Utah and later as deputy county counsel for Summit County, Utah. His duties for Summit County included advising the board of county commissioners and the Snyderville Planning Commission — bodies governing land use development near Park City and Deer Valley ski resorts.

Professional Activities

David is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Los Angeles Chapter.

Publications, Presentations & Recognitions

David was named a “Rising Star” by the Southern California edition of Super Lawyers magazine for 2005.

Life Beyond the Law

David was an Academic All-American for the Brigham Young University baseball team, starting at first base for two years. His wife, Lonna Stacey Bayles, was a four-year All-American and National Champion swimmer for the University of Southern California. David and Lonna are the proud parents of six children.

  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • California Bar
    • Utah Bar
    • US District Court, Northern District of California
    • US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
    • US District Court, District of Utah
    • US District Court, Central District of California
    • US District Court, Southern District of California
    • US District Court, Eastern District of California
    • Supreme Court of Utah
  • Education
    Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, JD, 1998
    Brigham Young University, BA, 1995