Mike Lynn Elected to American Bar Association Litigation Council
Lynn Tillotson & Pinker partner Mike Lynn has been elected to the governing Council of the American Bar Association's Litigation Section. Mr. Lynn will help establish policy and guide the 75,000-member Section of Litigation, the ABA's largest and most active group.
The election is the culmination of Mr. Lynn's more than 25 years of involvement with the ABA in which he has written and edited for its publications, presented programs, chaired important committees and served on assorted task forces.
Mr. Lynn recently served as Chair of the ABA's Business Torts Committee and Chair of the Professional Liability Committee. For the last three years, he has been Chair of the ABA's Federal Practice Task Force.
The ABA's Section of Litigation often is at the center of the latest legal trends and debates. The section has funded pro bono projects, trained lawyers from Darfur, and championed children's rights while performing cutting-edge research on legal trends facing members and the entire legal profession.
"The ABA is an invaluable source of support for the legal profession here in the United States and around the world," Mr. Lynn says. "It's an honor to be able to share my expertise and devotion to this profession and help this important institution."
For many years, Mr. Lynn has fought for his clients in the nation's federal and state courts. He focuses his practice on Complex Commercial Litigation, Business Torts, Trade Secrets, Financial Fraud, Lender Liability Law and Bad Faith Litigation. He has tried to verdict nearly 85 civil and criminal jury trials, and more than 100 non-jury and injunction matters, winning more than $300 million for his clients in trial or by settlement.
Mr. Lynn has amassed an impressive array of professional honors. In 1999, he was honored in The National Law Journal for winning the nation's toughest defense verdict, and he earned the same honor in 2002. He has earned selection to the "Texas Super Lawyers" list on five separate occasions in Texas Monthly magazine. D Magazine honored him as one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" and one of the "Best Litigators in Dallas," and the Dallas Business Journal named him one of the "Top 10 Trial Lawyers in Dallas."