Kyle M. Noonan

Kyle Noonan is a trial lawyer in Pierce Atwood’s Litigation Practice Group. He represents clients – from national companies to family-owned businesses – facing complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts and investigations by regulatory agencies. Kyle specializes in disputes involving intellectual property, including trade secrets and trademarks; control and contested decision-making in small businesses; and business torts.

In recent years Kyle has obtained a seven-figure jury award on a breach of fiduciary duty claim; prevailed in a dispute over property taxation following a bench trial; resolved an investigation by a securities regulator without an enforcement action; and dissolved in a matter of days an ex parte attachment entered against a small business.

Kyle has been repeatedly recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in the category of “Ones to Watch” for Commercial Litigation. He is the Maine Contributing Editor of Daller & Daller’s Tort Law Desk Reference: A Fifty-State Compendium. Kyle is a member of the Maine State Bar Association’s Committee on Continuing Legal Education and regularly presents on topics related to litigation.

Kyle is active in his community, serving on the Scarborough Zoning Board of Appeals. He is a former board member of the Sebago Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Kyle worked for several years in the Washington, D.C. office of a multinational law firm. Before law school, he worked for U.S. Representative Tom Allen of Maine.

Honors & Distinctions
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch” for Commercial Litigation (2021-present)
  • Recognized as a "Rising Star" in Business Litigation by New England Super Lawyers (2021)
Professional Activities
  • Maine Contributing Editor, Daller & Daller Tort Law Desk Reference: A Fifty-State Compendium
  • Presenter: “Torts & Insurance,” Maine State Bar Association Legal Year in Review (November 2022)
  • Presenter: “Remote Depositions: Best & Worst Practices,” Maine State Bar Association and Maine Trial Lawyers Association Litigation Institute (September 2021)

Practice Areas

  • Trial counsel for plaintiff in two-week jury trial in Massachusetts Superior Court on breach of fiduciary claims related to family business that resulted in seven-figure jury award for client
  • Trial counsel for plaintiff in five-day bench trial in Maine Superior Court regarding plaintiff’s entitlement to property tax exemption that resulted in decision in plaintiff’s favor on nearly all of plaintiff’s property at issue
  • Within a few days of being retained, obtained dissolution of attachments entered ex parte against clients in Maine Superior Court and Massachusetts Superior Court
  • Represented small business facing investigation by the Maine Office of Securities and obtained resolution without enforcement action