Easton, Matthew D.

650 Town Center DriveSuite 1850Costa Mesa, CA 92626- 6041


Updated: 12/06/2017


Matt Easton has been a central figure in some of Easton & Easton’s most prominent cases in recent years, including a 2016 mediated 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...


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish

Practice Areas

  • General Personal Injury
  • Auto, Motorcycle, & Bicycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability (Slip, Trip, & Fall)
  • Public Entity Liability (City & State Liability)
  • Pedestrian & Bicycle Accidents
  • Products Liability


  • 100%


Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2010

Other Affiliations

  • Orange County Bar Association (Member )
  • American Bar Association (Member )
  • The State Bar of California (Member)
  • J. Ruben Clark Law Society (Member)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (Member )
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (Member )
  • American Association for Justice (Member )
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Trial Advocacy Honors Board (Coach and Judge for Oral Advocacy Teams)
  • Moot Court Honors Board (Coach and Judge for Oral Advocacy Teams)
  • Moot Court Honors Board, 2008 - 2009 (Chief Justice)


  • Super Lawyers Up-and-Coming Top 100 – Southern California, 2016 - Present
  • Super Lawyers Up-and-Coming Top 25 – Orange County, 2016 - Present
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars – Southern California, 2014 - Present
  • Best Lawyers®, 2018
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2014 - Present
  • Top 10 Under 40 in California, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015 - Present
  • "10 Best" Personal Injury Attorneys in California – American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015 - Present
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum – The Top Trial Lawyers in America®, 2015 - Present
  • Premier 100 Trial Attorneys – American Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2015 - Present
  • Highest AV Preeminent Rating – Martindale-Hubbell, 2015 - Present
  • Best Attorneys of America – Lifetime Member, 2016 - Present
  • Commendation from City of Lancaster for $2.75 Million Settlement in Schenk v. Joe’s Street Sweeping, 2013
  • Outstanding Alumni of the Year – Whittier Law School, 2016
  • "Best Oral Advocate" at 3rd Annual Susan E. McGuigan Oral Advocacy Competition – Whittier Law School, 2007
  • “Best Overall Competitor” in Spring Trial Advocacy Competition – Whittier Law School, 2008
  • Moot Court Honors Board, Chief Justice – Whittier Law School, 2008 - 2009
  • Magna Cum Laude, Whittier Law School, 2009

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Whittier Law School - Litigation and Trial Presentation Technologies (Beginning Winter), 2015 - Present


  • Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, California, 2009
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Top 10% of Class
    Law Review: Whittier Law Review
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2006
    Major: English
    Minor: Philosophy
    Minor: Editing


Offers Free Initial Consultation


Published Works

  • Disparate Outcomes Among Medical Malpractice Victims: A New Look at an Equal Protection Challenge to MICRA, Whittier Law Review, Fall, 2008

Office Information


650 Town Center DriveSuite 1850Costa Mesa, CA 92626- 6041


  • 714-850-1978



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