John G. Boyle

John G. Boyle has been representing corporate, banking, and individual clients for more than thirty-five years in the areas of general corporate, finance, and real estate. He concentrates his practice in the areas of banking, corporate and business law, real estate development and finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. Prior to his joining Doster Ullom & Boyle, LLC, Mr. Boyle practiced over thirty years with a St. Louis-headquartered AM Law 100 law firm, where over that time he chaired the firm’s recruiting committee, sat on its executive committee, and led its banking and real estate practice group. In 2011, he was named Best Lawyers in America Banking Lawyer of the Year for St. Louis.

Areas of Practice

  • Banking & Finance
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Real Estate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri


  • Saint Louis University, J.D., cum laude, 1980
  • Vanderbilt University, B.S., Business Administration and Accounting, 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Missouri Bankers Association, Counsel Division
  • Alzheimer’s Association, Board Member, Executive Committee, Chair
  • East West Gateway Coordinating Council, Former Member
  • Planning & Zoning Commission, Eureka, Missouri, Former Member
  • TIF Commission, Eureka, Missouri, Former Member

Awards & Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2002-2015
  • Best Lawyers in America Banking Lawyer of the Year, 2011
  • AV® Preeminent™ Martindale- Hubbell® Peer Review RatingsSM

Presentations & Publications

  • St. Louis Metropolitan Bar Association, “The Bankruptcy Code Re-Examined and Updated”, 1983
  • Embassy of the United States, Riyadh, “Doing Business in Saudi Arabia”, 1985
  • Embassy of the United States, Riyadh, “Setting Up a Small Business”, 1986
  • National Business Institute, “Lender Liability in Missouri”, 1988
  • University of Missouri Kansas City, “Current Issues for Financial Institutions”, 1989
  • Missouri Bankers Association (Bank Counsel Conference), “Recent Bank Related Litigation in Missouri”, 1996
  • 2010 Billion Dollar Company Chief Legal Officer Roundtable
  • 2010 US Trust/Bryan Cave Private Company Conference, 2011
  • Negotiating the Loan Agreement – What to Expect From Your Borrower, 2014

The experienced and dedicated lawyers at Doster, Ullom & Boyle, LLC set high standards of excellence to help our clients achieve their business goals.