Christopher J. Lynch

Top rated Civil Litigation attorney in Hartford, Connecticut

Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP
Christopher J. Lynch
Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Class Action & Mass Torts, Products Liability

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1984

Education: University of Connecticut School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP

185 Asylum Street
6th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103 Phone: 959-202-4777 Email: Christopher J. Lynch Visit website


Attorney Lynch focuses his practice on the defense of civil litigation matters. He handles all types of defense cases with a particular emphasis on product liability and toxic torts involving a wide variety of products and defendants. He has defended cases involving aircraft, chemicals, consumer products, construction equipment, durable medical equipment, electrical equipment, exercise equipment, food and beverages, HVAC equipment, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and OTC products, swimming pools and diving equipment, and a host of other products and complicated liability situations.

Attorney Lynch has defended a number of multiple plaintiff litigations involving asbestos, chemicals, dietary products and services, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and OTC products. Attorney Lynch also defends trucking accident cases. He has represented individual owner/operators along with small to large carriers in cases involving serious injuries and deaths. Mr. Lynch has also defended many serious injury cases including deaths, burns, paralysis, paraplegia, quadriplegia, brain trauma, and many serious fire losses and property damages claims.

He has been listed among The Best Lawyers in America© in Litigation – Insurance, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Products Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2016 – 2024. He has been named Best Lawyers’ 2017, 2020 and 2024 Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” for Hartford, CT, Best Lawyers 2018 Litigation – Insurance “Lawyer of the Year” for Hartford, CT, and Best Lawyers 2020 and 2023 Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” for Hartford, CT. He has been recognized recognized by Law & Politics magazine as being included on the Connecticut Super Lawyers® list in the areas of Civil Litigation: Defense, Personal Injury Defense: Products, and Class Action/Mass Torts, 2013-2021.  He was named 2023 Lawyer of the Year by Medmarc Insurance Company, a long time insurer of the medical technology and life sciences industry, whose members he has represented for over 30 years. 

Attorney Lynch is a Member of the Legal Task Force for the Sporting and Fitness Industry Association; Connecticut Bar Association, Litigation Section; Defense Research Institute: Committees on Drug and Medical Device, Products Liability and Toxic Torts and Environmental Law and the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association.


First Admitted: 1984, Connecticut

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Educational Background:
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, JD, with Honors , 1984
  • Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Arts, Phi Beta Kappa , 1981

Office location for Christopher J. Lynch

185 Asylum Street
6th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

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