Ms. Lynch has represented both private and government clients, including Indian Tribes, on a variety of environmental litigation and transactional issues. She represented the State of North Carolina in air pollution litigation against the Tennessee Valley Authority, including active participation in the trial in federal court. She also represented the Menasha Corporation in the recent trial before the Eastern District of Wisconsin concerning remediation of the Lower Fox River, one of the nation's largest contaminated sediment sites. She worked closely with fact and expert witnesses to develop and execute a seamless trial presentation.
Ms. Lynch has also represented clients in PCB-contaminated sediment matters, brownfield remediation projects, and contaminated groundwater and soil matters. Ms. Lynch’s environmental litigation experience includes the preparation and analysis of expert reports, drafting discovery requests and responses, working with government agencies for production and certification of records, preparation of expert and fact witnesses for deposition and trial testimony, motion practice on both evidentiary and dispositive issues, and deposing and cross-examining expert and fact witnesses.
Ms. Lynch represents policyholders to secure insurance coverage for environmental defense and cleanups.
While at the Georgetown University Law Center, Ms. Lynch participated in the Institute for Public Representation environmental litigation clinic, representing several regional Waterkeepers, and was an executive editor of the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review and Vice President and Treasurer of the Environmental Law Forum.
Juris Doctor, 2006, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC; Editor, Summer Issue, Georgetown International Environmental Law Review
Bachelor of Science, 2003, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN; University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center Program Participant
Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer Rising Star
Speeches & Publications
“What Environmental Plaintiffs Are Saying About Common Law and Preemption: A Review of Likely Arguments Defendants Will Face”
Speaker, Practising Law Institute, Environmental Regulation 2016: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance (June 10, 2016)
“Money Talks, So Let’s Pick Up the Conversation – Funding Your Brownfields Redevelopment”
Speaker, Florida Brownfields Association, 1st Annual Southeast Region Brownfields Conference (October 28-31, 2014)
Seeking Clarity: Scientific, Economic, and Legal Views on Visibility. Publication and presentation for the National Association of Environmental Professionals 2012 annual meeting in Portland, Oregon
Pushing the Envelope on Brownfield Remediation: Strategies and Case Studies That Maximize Limited Resources through Alternative Funding Sources, Environmental Practice. The Journal of the National Association of Environmental Professionals (2010).