Douglas R. Young’s practice emphasizes trials, appeals, investigations, and related matters. He is actively involved in white collar defense and parallel civil and regulatory proceedings; intellectual property; and securities, unfair competition, and antitrust matters, including significant class actions. He also has served as a federal court Special Master in complex civil and multi-defendant criminal cases; as counsel to a Ninth Circuit special committee; and, for 18 years, by court appointment on the Federal Criminal Justice Act trial panel for the Northern District of California. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
Doug has earned Fellowships in the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American and California Academies of Appellate Lawyers, the Litigation Counsel of America, and the Academy of Court Appointed Masters. He also served as President of the Bar Association of San Francisco, the McFetridge American Inn of Court, and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (No. CA Chapter). From 1989 through 1994, Doug was appointed to State Department task forces in administration of justice projects in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Egypt, Greece, Mexico, Panama, and Uruguay. He serves on… Read More